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J. B. Moore Plate II Variant Crystal Trading Post Navajo Rug - 24162

Category: Other Art Objects | Posted by Adobe Gallery Team Member | Thu, Jun 2nd 2016, 3:53pm

Navajo Crystal Rug - 24162J. B. Moore, Trader at Crystal Trading Post in New Mexico from 1900 to 1911 is now famous for introducing to the weavers new patterns of textiles he felt would be saleable to Easterners for use as rugs. His early examples, published in a 1903 catalog, were more similar to classic Navajo textiles and those published in a 1911 catalog were more similar to Persian rugs. 


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