I love having my rug back & in usable condition! Thank you so much.
BG - Ft. Collins, Colorado
Thank you for renewing my Navajo rug! The edgework and finishing are beautifully done. I like the idea that another hand, in this current time, is a part of the rug ~ thanks!
JA - Tucson, Arizona
Penelope Starr combines expertise, craft and passion in a way that results in artistry. She obviously understands and respects the intentions of the original weaver, and restores the rugs that come to her to a near pristine condition. What time takes away from these original masterworks, she restores with care, patience and love. You can do no better than entrust your Navajo weavings to her.
AS - Baltimore, Maryland
The elderly rug arrived yesterday. It doesn’t look restored, more like resurrected. We are very pleased. Thank you for your expertise and mastery of the craft.
RB - Whitethorn, California
The rug is FANTASTIC! WOW! Thank you so much for your talent & energy . . . You are truly a gifted artist and I feel grateful to own a piece of your art.
MHH - Phoenix, Arizona
It’s great to use my Navajo saddle blanket again. Your work is clean and beautiful and appropriate to the color and problem
DB - Demming, New Mexico
I don’t know how you do it. I can find little evidence of any damage where you fixed the problem. . . . Thanks again for your excellent service in repairing this treasure.
DS - Palo Alto, California
Thanks for doing the work so well on the rug – we are very happy with it and . . . will hang it on our den wall.” WP, Jackson, Mississippi ~ “We really appreciate the good work. It’s like having an old friend back, with a face lift!
BG - Cottonwood, Arizona
Thank you very much for your efforts, Penelope. I will be recommending you to friends.
MG - Dallas, Texas
Thanks again for your honest evaluation of the damage to my rug.
LH - Los Angeles, California
(The rug) hasn’t looked so good for decades! and it’s now on my bedroom floor once again. I am grateful.
RS - Palm Springs, California
Over thirty years of experience and many happy customers
Some of my referrals are from: The Heard Museum Phoenix, Arizona ~ The Attic Hogan Prescott, Arizona ~ The Old Territorial Shop Scottsdale, Arizona ~ Gallery West Tucson, Arizona.
Some of my satisfied clients are: RB Ravens Gallery Rancho de Taos, New Mexico ~ John C. Hill, American Indian Art Scottsdale, Arizona ~ Spanish Cross Trading Company Tucson, Arizona ~ Bing Crosby Gallery Park City, Utah
I do not buy, sell, clean or appraise textiles. My whole focus is on restoration and repair.
Please feel free to contact me with any questions you may have about restoring Navajo rugs and textiles
Penelope Starr | 520.319.2464 | Tucson, Arizona