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1930s Red Mesa Navajo Rug Native American Indian Blanket Navaho Textile Weaving For Sale
Offered here is a circa 1930s very nice Navaho weaving that measures 5
feet 1 inch long by 3 foot 5
inches wide or 61” x 41”. It is
attributed to the Red Mesa weaving area and is in very good + condition. It was hand-woven by an expert weaver on a
primitive upright loom of all Native hand shorn, hand carded and smoothly
handspun long staple Churro and quality Merino sheep wool, both weft &
warp. This old Navajo weaving has a bold
design of diamonds formed by big zigzag waves.
The rug is finished off with a bold red and dark brown to black ribbon
We obtained this vintage Native American textile on
a rug hunt here in New Mexico
just to offer you here on . It has a
smooth, even weft count averaging 26 per inch and a warp count of 7 per
inch. The selvage cords are in excellent
original condition. Warp selvages are 2-spiral
cords and weft selvages are 2-spiral cords.
The corners are all four tight, original and in excellent condition. The
tassels are all excellent with 2 being original, 1 half restored and 1 fully
restored. It is fairly clean & comes
from a non-smoking home. There are
several old internal spots or stains that show up more if held to a light. Several of them still show some on the
surface mostly on one side, one spot or stain is a darker along one edge (1”
approx.) A professional cleaning could possibly remedy these spots. There is one small 3/8’ snag on the red
outlining of a white diamond. Both sides
are even in pattern color and shown in photos above. Colors are excellent in this piece of old
American Indian art and they are: hand
carded & blended natural medium brown, variegated dark chocolate brown
& ivory white along with hand dyed aniline cardinal red. Complete with lazy lines, this example of vintage
Native Americana is ready to tuck away in your own private rug & blanket
A Delivery Confirmation Number and Tracking Number will
be sent via email to winning buyer upon shipping. Whatever estimated shipping
(including insurance & signature required over $250.00) is quoted is what
will be charged unless buying more than one item on the same day that can be
packed together to be able to combine shipping.
(If so, wait to pay for both until re-invoiced with combined
shipping.) We must ship your package
within 24 hours of payment to comply with .
We are always Buying but also Accepting Consignments of genuine,
quality Native American weavings to sell here on . If you have one piece or a large collection
of weavings that you would like to sell, please give us a call or email to discuss.We will write a
professional description and take quality photos to market your item here on
. We’ll pay the /Paypal fees and
have a sliding scale for the commission.
We appreciate you taking a look at
our items. We started on in 1999 and we invite you to review our response.
Feel free to email or call us in New Mexico (575) 278-2400, with any questions
or for a more in-depth condition report before offerding. We do not charge a
handling fee or buyer's premium. We do not end sales early to sell to email
offers, but we will consider Best Offers by phone or email after an item has
ended without meeting the reserve. If a price can be worked out, then we can
set up a buy it now for you. When emailing, please include your email address
in the text of your message. Sorry,
but we do not do appraisals or opinions on weavings or otherwise.