This regional Navajo Rug style is named for the town of Chinle at the mouth of Canyon de Chelly. A trader at the Chinle area trading post sought to revive Navajo weaving using classic period designs with vegetal dyes. The Chinle characteristics are horizontal bands containing Chevrons, Chinle Stars, Squash Blossoms and Diamonds in muted colors of gold, green, tan, ivory and pink. Navajo weaving Chinle style in a natural handspun wool with some vegetal over dyed wool in a Rabbit Brush. Measures 37 by 56 inches.