Velcro is the safest way to display Navajo weavings- Thousands of tiny plastic "hooks" grab the
wool fibers of the weaving and hold it securely.
hidden hangers feature a
2" strip of Velcro that will securely hold most rugs and
weavings (larger hangers have an extra strip of Velcro- see
for Navajo Weavings
hangers are made with 1/4" thick solid wood, and are light
hanger has a plastic-coated stainless steel wire on the back, attached with two
picture frame rings. The wire hooks on a nail or screw in
Spacing of the rings is
about 7", which prevents the wire from showing above the rug (the wire will
stretch over time).
pads are added to the back of each hanger to prevent marring
the wall surface.
hangers also allow the weaving to hang away from
the wall by about 1/2", promoting air circulation behind
Features for Large Hangers
rugs and weavings usually require more holding power than one
2" strip of Velcro, so we've added an extra 1" strip of
Velcro to hangers larger than
larger size also has a longer wire with an
extra pair of picture frame rings. The long wire prevents the weaving from bending inward from the