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Sat, Sep 17, 2022 01:00PM EDT
Lot 313

Vintage Chimayo Weaving / Rug

Estimate: $100 - $300

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$0 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
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$30,000 $2,000
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$100,000 $10,000

Vintage Chimayo (Rio Grande) weaving / rug. Native American (New Mexico), ca. early to mid 20th century. This rug is likely wool, flat woven (tapestry woven) by hand, with one central band of stepped forms with a quasi meander, and two bands with Saltillo style stars / medallions. Red ground with some abrash, banded coloration in light blue, dark blue, black, tan, and brown. Added fringes, with selvage warps. Condition: some wear on selvage, points where the weft has worn through on selvage edge to warp. Expected wear and discoloration commensurate with use. Would benefit from cleaning. About 45" long (with fringe) by 23 1/4" wide. Keywords: Navajo, textile, carpet, flooring, decor, precious, decoration, Southwest, Southwestern, American Indian, Amerindian, Pueblo, art, artist, weaver, hand-woven, serape