JB Moore Plate XXIV Navajo Weaving : Historic : PC 112

JB Moore recognized the unique skill of the Navajo weaver, and he and other Trading Post owners were responsible for the creation of regional styles of weaving. 

JB Moore took the promotion of Navajo weaving a step farther than most and created a catalog in 1903 and 1911 of examples of weavings that could be purchased by the folks in the East.  

Weavers would use these catalog images as guidelines in their weavings and often would incorporate bits or parts of his catalog plate images when creating their own.  This weaving is created using Plate XXIV and incorporating the hook designs.  

This is an excerpt from the JB MOORE Catalog Copyright 1911.

JB Moore Catalog copy right 1911

This weaving was crafted using aniline dyes, hand carded, hand spun Native wool. 

Style JB Moore 
Weaver Unknown Navajo
Date circa 1910s
Size 53″ x 74″ (1.34M  x 1.88M)
Item # PC 112
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