North American Auction Company
Live Auction

Legends of the West: Western & Native American Sale

Sat, Sep 23, 2023 11:00AM EDT
Lot 179

C. 1920 Navajo Valero Stars Eye Dazzler Rug

Estimate: $6,000 - $10,000

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$50 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
Featured in this lot is this Navajo Valero Stars Eye Dazzler rug circa 1920's. The rug features a wonderfully and professionally crafted wool construction. Thsi si a very sturdy heavy rug that presents Valero Stars along the outside border of the rug that become more squat to the ending of the rug and shows eye dazzler decoration throughout the central portion of the rug and shows coloration of black, bright brown, heathered grey, red, and off white. The rug is hand spun with naturally dyed wool with natural dyes. The rug features a Lazy Lines throughout the rug consistent with showing age and authenticity of the rug. The condition of this Navajo rug is shows a tight weave with a heavy representation and shows some of the dye to the field and some crystal eye dazzler decoration that shows discoloration denoting it was hand dyed. The measurements of this rug are 56" x 82".

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