Navajo Rugs and Blankets


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Navajo Natural Crystal Runner, c.1920

Item: UOR1332C

Material: handspun wool

Size: 82" x 41 1/4"

Period: vintage

Origin: Navajo

Artist: unknown artist

Price: $3,600.00

This is an early 20th centiry Navajo Crystal runner woven entirely in native hand spun wool in natural ivory, dark brown, and hand carded light brown/gray. The design features an ivory diamond inside a larger stepped diamond in dark brown, both decorated with hooked motifs, at the center of a gray field. The central design is bordered my stepped bands capped with arrows above and below and is bordered by a thick ivory band with a zig-zag band on the interior. A thin band of dark brown runs along the entire outer edge.


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