In a remote area west of Shiprock, New Mexico, the Teec Nos Pos Trading Post was established in 1905. Its weavers produce a tightly woven, intricate design, often in small amounts of bright colors. Some synthetic-dyed handspun yarns are used along with commercial yarns. Often the primary design is an outline of zigzags, triangles and serrated diamonds.
Navajo weaving in the Teec Nos Pos style woven by Gilbert Begay. Gilbert is from the Red Valley area of the Navajo Reservation. This weaving was originally purchased at the Crownpoint Rug Auction in the 1980's and has the original tag. Measures 22.5 by 24 inches.
Large floor rug from the 1970's measures 151 by 90 inches. This colorful Teec Nos Pos is in great condition and would be stunning in a contemporary setting or a large loft. Teec Nos Pos was one of the last trading post style to emerge from the Navajo Reservation. The weavings tend to have distinct borders and elaborately detailed designs throughout the rug. This rug has a serrated central panel with a distinctly Teec border.
Teec Nos Pos weaving by Navajo weaver, Bessie Blackgoat. This weaving features some very unique colors. Woven in shades of rose, pink, turquoise, red, black and gray, in a classic Teec Nos Pos style design. Measuring 40 inches by 56 inches, close to a 3 b
Exquisite Teec Nos Pos weaving by Nellie Bitsui of Chinle, Arizona. Born in 1935, Nellie has been weaving since the 1950's and she is known for the Teec style. The featured weaving is in a beautiful palette of natural shades of the wool. The piece measures 60" x 41".
Weaver Rosemary Sagg is featured in the reference book American Indian Textiles. Rich jewel toned colors of Ruby red, deep turquoise, yellow topaz, are on a neutral background of shades of gray and browns. Measures 45 by 66 inches.
This is a beautiful Navajo weaving made in the traditional trading post style of Teec Nos Pos. The colors are lovely with two different shaded of green along the intricate boarder and the predominately grey background. This weaving measures 24 inches by 35 inches.