Navajo Pictorial Rug with Masonic Symbols, c.1920
Material: handspun wool
Size: 55 1/2" x 52 1/2"
An early 20th century Navajo pictorial rug woven entirely in hand spun wool in natural ivory, dark brown, and aniline dyed salmon. The design features a square field at center with various masonic symbols in ivory and dark brown on a salmon background. The central field is bordered by a broad ivory band with stepped dark brown motifs on the interior and a solid dark brown band along the outer edge.