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Banded Rug 1940s


Item Number: DR 634
Tribal Affiliation: Navajo
Artist: Unknown
Medium: Natural wool and vegetal dye
Age: Circa 1940s
Dimensions: 68″ X 43″ weft: 30 warp: 8



This is a finely woven rug of vegetal dyes and natural wool. It is a banded style with five separate bands of brown alternating with yellow. It is edge banded with red.  This nice old weaving is a Chinle style. It is very soft and pliable.

Condition: Fair to Good – original condition with a couple of small wear holes and very light stains. You can tell this rug was used, probably for wearing – it is so very soft and supple.
Provenance: Acquired from a gentleman in New Mexico.

Additional information

Weight 90 oz