ALWAYS Free Shipping in the USA!!
{"id":7563456067,"title":"Germantown Optical Navajo Weaving : Historic : GHT 2203","handle":"ght-2203-germantown-navajo-rug-circa-1880s","description":"\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan class=\"highlightNode\"\u003eGermantown\u003c\/span\u003e yarn (from \u003cspan class=\"highlightNode\"\u003eGermantown\u003c\/span\u003e Pennsylvania) was first introduced to the Navajo at Bosque Redondo, so the women would have some material \u003cspan class=\"text_exposed_show\"\u003eto weave their highly prized rugs. The Navajo Indians were allowed to return to their reservation (1868), where the weavers continued to use the popular \u003cspan class=\"highlightNode\"\u003eGermantown\u003c\/span\u003e yarns because they liked working with the vast array of colors. During the early years 1864-1875 \u003cspan class=\"highlightNode\"\u003eGermantown\u003c\/span\u003e yarn was 3 ply and was 4-ply after 1875. This yarn was provided as an annuity by the U.S. Government until 1878, after that the local Traders supplied \u003cspan class=\"highlightNode\"\u003eGermantown \u003c\/span\u003eand other yarns.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"text_exposed_show\"\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eHere we have a piece from this period, woven in the 1880s in MINT condition. It is an exceptional example, finely and tightly woven using 4-ply \u003cspan class=\"highlightNode\"\u003eGermantown\u003c\/span\u003e yarn.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThis rug was part of the Navajo Textiles as Modern Art Exhibit and is featured in the catalog on page 6. \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ctable\u003e\n\u003ctbody\u003e\n\u003ctr\u003e\n\u003ctd\u003eStyle\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003ctd\u003eGermantown \u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr\u003e\n\u003ctd\u003eWeaver\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003ctd\u003eUnknown Navajo\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr\u003e\n\u003ctd\u003eDate\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003ctd\u003ecirca 1880\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr\u003e\n\u003ctd\u003eSize\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003ctd\u003e49 1\/2″ x 68″ (1.25M  x 1.72M)\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr\u003e\n\u003ctd\u003eItem #\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003ctd\u003eGHT 2203\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr\u003e\n\u003ctd colspan=\"2\"\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/navajorug-com.myshopify.com\/pages\/germantown\"\u003eLearn more about Germantown weavings\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003c\/tbody\u003e\n\u003c\/table\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003eContact us for more information, pricing or to order – \u003c\/span\u003e\u003ca href=\"mailto:steve@navajorug.com\" rel=\"noopener noreferrer\" target=\"_blank\"\u003esteve@navajorug.com\u003c\/a\u003e\u003cspan\u003e or 520-455-5020 -- We will be glad to help you!\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e","published_at":"2016-07-16T14:16:00-07:00","created_at":"2016-07-16T14:16:23-07:00","vendor":"Historic Collection","type":"Germantown","tags":["Antique Navajo Rugs","Filter by Size_Medium","germantown","modern-art-exhibit","Navajo Rugs","Navajo Rugs by Style_Germantown","Navajo Rugs by Style_Optical","no-price-showing","optical"],"price":2150000,"price_min":2150000,"price_max":2150000,"available":true,"price_varies":false,"compare_at_price":null,"compare_at_price_min":0,"compare_at_price_max":0,"compare_at_price_varies":false,"variants":[{"id":23862470403,"title":"Default Title","option1":"Default Title","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":"","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":true,"featured_image":null,"available":true,"name":"Germantown Optical Navajo Weaving : Historic : GHT 2203","public_title":null,"options":["Default Title"],"price":2150000,"weight":0,"compare_at_price":null,"inventory_quantity":1,"inventory_management":"shopify","inventory_policy":"deny","barcode":""}],"images":["\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1207\/9128\/products\/GHT_2203.jpg?v=1527222296","\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1207\/9128\/products\/Germantown-drape-600x570.jpg?v=1527222296","\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1207\/9128\/products\/Germantown-Navajo-Rug-600x487.jpg?v=1527222296","\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1207\/9128\/products\/GHT-2203-600x789.jpg?v=1527222296","\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1207\/9128\/products\/DSC00028-600x450.jpg?v=1527222296","\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1207\/9128\/products\/DSC00029-600x450.jpg?v=1527222296"],"featured_image":"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1207\/9128\/products\/GHT_2203.jpg?v=1527222296","options":["Title"],"content":"\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan class=\"highlightNode\"\u003eGermantown\u003c\/span\u003e yarn (from \u003cspan class=\"highlightNode\"\u003eGermantown\u003c\/span\u003e Pennsylvania) was first introduced to the Navajo at Bosque Redondo, so the women would have some material \u003cspan class=\"text_exposed_show\"\u003eto weave their highly prized rugs. The Navajo Indians were allowed to return to their reservation (1868), where the weavers continued to use the popular \u003cspan class=\"highlightNode\"\u003eGermantown\u003c\/span\u003e yarns because they liked working with the vast array of colors. During the early years 1864-1875 \u003cspan class=\"highlightNode\"\u003eGermantown\u003c\/span\u003e yarn was 3 ply and was 4-ply after 1875. This yarn was provided as an annuity by the U.S. Government until 1878, after that the local Traders supplied \u003cspan class=\"highlightNode\"\u003eGermantown \u003c\/span\u003eand other yarns.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"text_exposed_show\"\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eHere we have a piece from this period, woven in the 1880s in MINT condition. It is an exceptional example, finely and tightly woven using 4-ply \u003cspan class=\"highlightNode\"\u003eGermantown\u003c\/span\u003e yarn.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThis rug was part of the Navajo Textiles as Modern Art Exhibit and is featured in the catalog on page 6. \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ctable\u003e\n\u003ctbody\u003e\n\u003ctr\u003e\n\u003ctd\u003eStyle\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003ctd\u003eGermantown \u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr\u003e\n\u003ctd\u003eWeaver\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003ctd\u003eUnknown Navajo\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr\u003e\n\u003ctd\u003eDate\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003ctd\u003ecirca 1880\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr\u003e\n\u003ctd\u003eSize\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003ctd\u003e49 1\/2″ x 68″ (1.25M  x 1.72M)\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr\u003e\n\u003ctd\u003eItem #\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003ctd\u003eGHT 2203\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr\u003e\n\u003ctd colspan=\"2\"\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/navajorug-com.myshopify.com\/pages\/germantown\"\u003eLearn more about Germantown weavings\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003c\/tbody\u003e\n\u003c\/table\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003eContact us for more information, pricing or to order – \u003c\/span\u003e\u003ca href=\"mailto:steve@navajorug.com\" rel=\"noopener noreferrer\" target=\"_blank\"\u003esteve@navajorug.com\u003c\/a\u003e\u003cspan\u003e or 520-455-5020 -- We will be glad to help you!\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e"}

Germantown Optical Navajo Weaving : Historic : GHT 2203

Product Description

Germantown yarn (from Germantown Pennsylvania) was first introduced to the Navajo at Bosque Redondo, so the women would have some material to weave their highly prized rugs. The Navajo Indians were allowed to return to their reservation (1868), where the weavers continued to use the popular Germantown yarns because they liked working with the vast array of colors. During the early years 1864-1875 Germantown yarn was 3 ply and was 4-ply after 1875. This yarn was provided as an annuity by the U.S. Government until 1878, after that the local Traders supplied Germantown and other yarns.

Here we have a piece from this period, woven in the 1880s in MINT condition. It is an exceptional example, finely and tightly woven using 4-ply Germantown yarn.

This rug was part of the Navajo Textiles as Modern Art Exhibit and is featured in the catalog on page 6. 

Style Germantown 
Weaver Unknown Navajo
Date circa 1880
Size 49 1/2″ x 68″ (1.25M  x 1.72M)
Item # GHT 2203
Learn more about Germantown weavings

 

 

Contact us for more information, pricing or to order – steve@navajorug.com or 520-455-5020 -- We will be glad to help you!

Name:*
Email:*
Message: *
* Required Fields

Related Products