Old Navajo Rug Authentic 48 X72 5 Color Hand Spun Storm Pattern Early 1900's For Sale
OLD NAVAJO RUG Authentic 48 x72 5 COLOR Hand Spun STORM PATTERN Early 1900's
UP FOR sale IS AN
48" X 72"
DESCRIPTION/CONDITION: THIS LARGE AUTHENIC OLD NAVAJO RUG IS 48" X 72" (4X6 FEET) AND HAS 5 DIFFERENT COLORS, MOSTLY IF NOT ALL HAND CARDED AND HAND SPUN WOOL YARN. THE WARP THREADS ALSO APPEAR TO BE HAND SPUN. IT IS IN THE CLASSIC OLD "STORM" PATTERN IN ITS MOST PURE BASIC FORMS. THE "STORM" RADIATES TO THE 4 CORNERS OF THE RUG AND THE LONG JAGGED LINES REPRESENT LIGHTENING.
THERE ARE MANY GENERAL WEAVING CHARACTERISTICS THAT IDENTIFY A RUG AS GENUINE NAVAJO AND IT PAYS TO LOOK FOR THEM WHEN SHOPPING, EXPECIALLY ON LINE. HER'S A FEW TO LOOK FOR:
- THERE IS A SINGLE WARP STRING AT THE EDGES OF THE PIECE AND THE 4 SELVAGE ENDS ARE TIED AT THE CORNERS TO FORM A TASSEL
- THE WARP YARN IS LAID ON THE LOOM IN A CONTINUOUS LOOP GOING ROUND AND ROUND FROM TOP TO BOTTOM, LEAVING NO ENDS STICKING OUT OF THE TOP AND BOTTOM (EXCEPTIONS TO THIS ARE SOME VERY EARLY RARE RUGS "GALLUP THROWS", AND "RAMAH" RUGS WHICH HAVE DANGLING WARP STRINGS AT 1 END)
- THE BEGINNING, END, AND SIDE FINISHING OF THE WARP IS UNIQUE WITH A TASSLE AT EACH CORNER.
- "LAZY" LINES ARE OFTEN PRESENT ON LARGER WEAVINGS AS THE WEAVER MOVES BACK AND FORTH IN FRONT OF THE PIECE.
- SUBTLE VARIATIONS IN YARN COLOR AND TEXTURE FROM ONE AREA OF THE RUG TO ANOTHER THAT ARE ONLY PRESENT IS A NATIVE HAND CRAFTED PIECE.
------ I accept PAYPAL. I try to ship within 24 hours of payment
------ Buyer pays all shipping and handling costs. US shipping and handling cost is specified. I will combine shipping on multiple purchases paid together to save you shipping expense whenever possible.
ON COMBINED SHIPPING
PLEASE DO NOT SEND PAYMENT UNTIL YOU HAVE RECEIVED AN INVOICE BECAUSE TAXES ME SHIPPING AT 9% OF THE TOTAL OF ALL ORIGINAL (NOT THE DISCOUNTED/COMBINED) SHIPPING AMOUNTS.
WAITING IS A WIN-WIN-- YOU PAY LESS FOR SHIPPING AND I PAY LESS SHIPPING TAX TO !
When leaving response, please keep in mind that I have no control over how long it takes the USPS to ship your purchase.
------ I wrap all of my items carefully and have never experienced a problem with USPS damaging an item.
------ If you are a successful buyer, please contact me within 3 days of the end of the sale and pay within seven days
------ I accept returns within 14 days (unless item is marked NO REFUND) with a full refund of amount paid including shipping if the item is materially different than described. I try to provide full descriptions, complete pictures, and answer all e-mail questions. I do not ship "on approval"
------ Please look carefully at the pictures, read the individual sale instructions, and ask questions before offerding if you need more information
------ All items are sold as is and as described
"YOU CAN TRUST THIS SELLER"
Please read my response before offerding
100% POSITIVE SO offer WITH CONFIDENCE
------ I have been liquidating my personal estate over the last several years including collectibles, fishing equipment & outdoor items, old and unusual books & magazines, and paperback books, mostly westerns.
------ Providing excellent customer service is important to me as a seller. I try to provide complete descriptions, accurate pictures, fair starting prices, and safe shipping. I provide response to everyone who gives me response. If there is anything you are not satisfied with during a transaction, please give me a chance to make it right. I would appreciate 5 stars if the transaction was good for you. Thanks for your purchase.
------ Please use the question process for any questions. I try to monitor it frequently and will get back to you as soon as possible.
------ I send an invoice at the end of the sale with a summary of payment instructions and mailing address.
THANK YOU AND GOOD LUCK IN YOUR offerDING
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