Once you have purchased your beautiful Navajo rug, of course you will want to show it off! Follow the guidelines below to hang your weaving in a way that will minimize the chances of it getting damaged.
**** Important: Please read the note below before you proceed to hang a Navajo rug:
Important Note: Never use carpet tack strip. If you view the hung edge under a microscope after the rug/blanket is taken down, you will see it has started to cut the wool. You will also see damage that the razor blade edges on the carpet strip will to rugs/blankets and you will never want to do it again.
HISTORY OF NAVAJO WEAVINGS
HOW TO TELL REAL NAVAJO RUGS FROM FAKE ONES
Native American Navajo Bisti Rug Circa 1920s to 1930s BEW #45
Second Phase Navajo Chiefs Variant Blanket BEW #39
Circa 1865 to 1870 Navajo Second Phase Chief’s Variant Blanket BEW #38
Circa 1930s 1940s Navajo Rug BEW#35
Circa 1940s Navajo Single Saddle Blanket with Four Flowers BEW #34
Elizabeth Hickox Native American Karok Lidded Basket BEW #17
Double Saddle Blanket “I Heart Texas” BEW#1104