This stunning and very well woven rug is beautiful and with all the trademarks of an authentic antique Navajo Weaving including Lazy Lines (Navajo Weaving technique to increase strength of weaving), Variegation in wool tones (due to hand carding) and Landscape Lines (due to smaller batches of wool being made and utilized as rug being woven). The dark brown, Greys, and White are made from hand spun and carded natural Churro Sheep Wools. The red shades are hand dyed wools with Reservation based Vegetal Dyes.
The Orange is hand spun wools hand dyed with Aniline. Note the many Lazy Lines within this weaving. THE PATTERN IS AN EARLY DESIGN WHICH INCLUDES WATER BUGS AND A CENTRAL DAZZLER DOUBLE CHEVRON DESIGN, ALL UPON A BRILLIANT RED FIELD. The size of this textile is approximately 64" X 42 1/2", with a hand spun wool warp of about 8 (thick warp), and a hand spun Wool Weft of about 24 - weft varies due to hand spun and carded wools (a nicely woven, tight, and very durable weave).A beautifully designed and well constructed piece of NativeAmerica! CONDITION - EXCELLENT for AGE! : NO old dry/tired/bad wool, all wool is in superb condition, NO Bug/insect damage, and NO Notable Stains, NO Holes, NO Fading. The End Selvage Cords are100% intact/present, a braid of two, 2-ply t wool yarns note - one is green and one brown, nice effect! The Side Selvage Cords are about 100% intact/present, a twist of two 2-ply red wool yarns. The corners are in good condition, with some wear and wear loss to selvage/corner tie offs, at corners only (this is typical wear), the corner ties are mostly gone due to time/use (see pics for corners). THIS IS A CLASSIC NAVAJO ANTIQUE WEAVING WHICH DISPLAYS SUPERBLY AS IS - A COLORFUL, STUNNING AND TRULY CLASSIC NAVAJO WEAVING!
99 CENT START - WOW!!! BOTH SIDES photographed in entirety. A quality and UNIQUE NAVAJO WEAVING by DiNe / Antique Weaving - Native American Navajo Weaver (c1920)!!!!!
>>>>PLEASE SEE MY OTHER NAVAJO / NAVAHO RUGS / BLANKETS CURRENTLY LISTED!!! Guaranteed Authentic Navajo Nation Blanket / Rug! Feel free to contact me with questions, to request additional pictures, or to add comments about this blanket/rug. The item "Navajo Native American Indian Rug ANTIQUE CLASSIC GANADO/CRYSTAL EXCELLENT COND" is in sale since Thursday, September 22, 2016. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Native American\ US\1800-1934\Rugs & Textiles (Navajo)".The seller is "djembe61" and is located in Santa Barbara, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.