Lot 17

C. 1930 Navajo Ganado Hubbell Trading Post Rug

Estimate: $1,200 - $2,200

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $5
$50 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$25,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000
Featured in this lot is this Navajo Ganado Hubbell Trading post rug circa 1930's. The rug features a wonderfully and professionally crafted wool construction that features a traditional design from the Ganado Hubbell Trading Post that features as large central medallion with a stepped design and shows a wonderfully woven geometric pattern to the side border of the Ganado rug and shows colors such as medium red ends with a black border that shows a blended in dark brown and shows a intertwined decoration of light brown, medium red, off white, and dark brown. This is a very large rug and is uniquely presented with a tightly woven demeanor. Located southwest of Crystal in the geographical center of the Navajo Reservation the Ganado style of weaving was established by Lorenzo Hubbell in late 1800. The motif generally consists of one or more stepped diamonds or stepped and embellished triangles. The colors are usually dominated by a red background with gray, ivory, black and red designs surrounded by a geometric border. The thread count is 104 threads per square inch. The condition of this Navajo Ganado rug is good with no obvious signs of damage and shows good overall condition. The measurements of this Navajo Ganado rug is 40" x 80".