Teec Nos Pos/ Crystal Rug
This is a Navajo rug from the Teec Nos Pos/Crystal Regions by an unknown weaver. This rug features two unique square-shaped medallions with arrows pointing inward and outward. This rug is considered a variant or it could have been woven in one of these two areas: Teec Nos Pos or Crystal. Teec Nos Pos rugs are known for intricate freeform pattern work on the inside and usually have a wide border. The Crystal area was producing many rugs during this time period and may have had weavers that were influenced or encouraged to weave new patterns. This particular rug nevertheless is very different for its time period CA 1920. The other noticeable feature is the prayer feathers running alongside the borders. This rug is hand woven from native hand spun, hand carded wool dyed with natural vegetal, and aniline dyes.
Condition: Very good for age, this rug has been used and has some signs of wear, slight fading, no restoration.