March in Montana Auction
Live Auction

March in Montana 2024 Session II

Sat, Mar 16, 2024 01:00PM EDT
Lot 511

J.B. Moore Navajo Rug, 8'6" x 6'

Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $100
$2,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

Navajo Rug 8'6" x 6' classy J.B. Moore catalog variant of rug plate XIX (19) from the 1911 catalog. The central scrolled medallion runs full field and has an inner medallion with a central whirling log motif. The border is a classic J.B. Moore as seen in Plate XXIII (23). This is a fine woven piece using all Native silky-smooth, long-staple Churro sheep wool on a wool warp. The weaver hand-carded, handspun and hand-dyed all of the wools. Circa 1915. $8,000-12,000 Provenance: Ranchfolks Navajo Rugs.


No a/b sides. Remnants of corner tassels visible. Three to four light stains visible throughout, isolated to one side. Otherwise excellent condition.