A NATIVE AMERICAN GANADO OR KLAGETOH STYLE RUG WEAVING, NAVAJO, EARLY/MID 20TH CENTURY, dyed wool, a gray ground with red, cream, and black diamond motif with delicate stylized butterfly and red pueblo motif. 78 1/2" x 48 1/2" Note: Property from the Charles Irwin Jones Family Collection were acquired directly from Native American tribes by Charles Irwin Jones between 1900 and 1940 during his field work as a civil engineer for the AT&SF (Santa Fe) Railway. Jones took personal interest in the history and anthropology of the region, writing a few articles on indigenous life and New Mexico history, including “The Navajo Indian and His Ways” for “The New Age Magazine” in 1913. Provenance: Property from the Charles Irwin Jones Family Collection.
Some staining, bleeding of red dye, but overall in fair to good condition, wear commensurate with age and use. Simpson Galleries strongly encourages in-person inspection of items by the bidder. Statements by Simpson Galleries regarding the condition of objects are for guidance only and should not be relied upon as statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty, or assumption of liability by Simpson Galleries. All lots offered are sold "AS IS.”