Navajo Rugs and Blankets

Navajo Rugs 5'x7'

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Navajo J. B. Moore Plate XXX Rug, c. 1910

Item: BOR5007

Material: handspun wool

Size: 87" x 59"

Period: vintage

Origin: Navajo

Artist: unknown artist

Price: $24,000.00


Description:
Handwoven by an unknown Navajo weaver in the beginning part of the 20th century, this rug was originally produced for the mail order catalog of the Crystal Trading Post in New Mexico. The owner, J.B. Moore worked directly with Navajo weavers to develop a number of different designs. Known as one of the most decorative designs from JB Moore’s famed 1911 catalog, this is a spectacular example of Plate XXX with an extremely fine weave. Woven in natural ivory, gray, brown and over dyed black. 87" x 59".


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