North American Auction Company
Timed Auction

Last Chance July Passed Lots Auction - Ends AUG 4th

Mon, Jul 31, 2023 02:00AM EDT - Fri, Aug 4, 2023 03:00PM EDT
Lot 410

RARE Navajo Large Sampler Rug by Elsie Shaw

Estimate: $1,800 - $2,250

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Featured in this lot is a Navajo Crownpoint multi rug design Trading Post rug, circa 20th century. The piece has the original, rare and fine vintage Crownpoint Rug Weavers Association trading post tag from Crownpoint, New Mexico, and is noted as being by Navajo weaver, Elsie Shaw No 2095. The rug features a wonderfully and professionally crafted wool and natural dyed construction. The rug features a very unique design that shows a grey field with a stepped pink and dark grey border, and it shows multiple examples of interwoven Trading Post rugs including: The a Tree of Life - Two Grey Hills - Third Phase Chief's Blanket - Banded Chinle - Pictorial - and Yei Bei Chei. The overall condition of this Navajo rug is good with no obvious signs of damage. The measurements of this rug are 38"L x 36 3/4"W. The thread count is 221 threads per square inch.*

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