Ida Dakai, Two Grey Hills, Navajo Handwoven Rug, Wool, 51x34.5

Ida Dakai, Two Grey Hills, Navajo Handwoven Rug, Wool, 51x34.5
Ida Dakai, Two Grey Hills, Navajo Handwoven Rug, Wool, 51x34.5
Ida Dakai, Two Grey Hills, Navajo Handwoven Rug, Wool, 51x34.5
Ida Dakai, Two Grey Hills, Navajo Handwoven Rug, Wool, 51x34.5

Ida Dakai, Two Grey Hills, Navajo Handwoven Rug, Wool, 51x34.5

In 1909, while Ed Davies was establishing himself at Two Grey Hills, George Bloomfield purchased the Toadlena Trading Post five miles to the west. Though competitors, in that lonely land they soon became good friends. It was their fifteen year collaboration, along with numerous talented weavers and Bloomfield’s son-in-law, Charles, which elevated the Two Grey Hills style from Moore’s original platform and created the now famous regional rug.

McNitt states: “Moore had been gone from Crystal a year or longer when Bloomfield and Davies began encouraging weavers to use cleaner and better wool, to spin a finer yarn thread, and to improve their designs.” Bloomfield’s daughter, Grace Herring, reiterated the same thing in an engaging oral interview conducted by the University of Northern Arizona:

PRODUCT DETAILS
General Height:
51
Width:
34
Rug Dye Type:
Aniline Dye (commercial wool)
Rug Handspun:
No
Rug Material:
Wool
Rug Pattern:
geometric-pattern
Rug Size:
2-footx3-foot
Rug Time Period:
Modern (Post 1950)
Regular price
$1,730
Sale price
$1,730
Unit price
per