Runners

Runners

Navajo runner rugs are rare, unusually shaped weavings, characterized by having a length three or four times the width. Antique Navajo runners were likely commission pieces, where a buyer with specific dimensions in mind would ask a trading post proprietor to have a rug made. The traders would usually give such requests to their best weavers, so vintage Navajo runners are often beautifully made. These rugs are uncommon and hard to find - and, as such, are very popular with collectors.

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Learn about authentic Navajo runners with Medicine Man Gallery owner, Dr. J. Mark Sublette.


 

 


Medicine Man Gallery in Tucson, Arizona, has a large collection of antique and contemporary Navajo runner rugs. All weavings at Medicine Man Gallery have been authenticated by Dr. J. Mark Sublette, a leading authority on Navajo rugs and blankets.

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