Lot 70

Navajo Teec Nos Pos Pictorial Hand Woven Rug 1930s

Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000

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Featured in this lot is this Navajo Teec Nos Pos pictorial hand woven rug circa 1930's. The rug features a wonderfully and professionally crafted wool construction that features a beautifully decorated pictorial decoration that shows a traditional Teec Nos Pos design that shows coloration of of off white, black, and heathered grey for the field. The Teec Nos Pos Navajo rugs show a substantial influence from designs of Oriental origin. These bold, exciting and elaborate rugs are always surrounded by a wide border or borders of different Oriental motifs. The elaborate centers are of stylized feathers and arrows, steps and angular hooks extended from points of diamonds and triangles. The thread count is 60 threads per square inch. The condition of this Navajo Teec Nos Pos rug is good with no obvious signs of damage and shows good overall condition. The measurements of this rug are 37 3/4" x 37 3/4". Provenance: From the renowned Sundog Fine Art Bozeman, Montana collection and collected by Bruce VanLandingham. Bruce VanLandingham was a pillar in the American Indian collecting community and a respected expert. Along with being an avid collector, Bruce also was the sole owner of Sundog Fine Art Gallery in Bozeman, which was both part museum and gallery.