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Southwest Late Classic Childs Wearing Blanket

Auction:
2074
Lot:
393
Sold for:
$16,100$14,000

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Auction:
Sale #2074 - 2074
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
September 15, 2001 10:00AM

Description:

Southwest Late Classic Child's Wearing Blanket, Navajo, tightly woven in natural and possibly commercially dyed wool, the banded pattern with central band containing alternating serrate diamond devices, the body with different size polychrome stripes on a variegated ground, the ends with frieze, stepped corners, and cross devices, a protective commercial cloth binding sewn on the edge of one side and continuing around both ends, (minor damage), 44 1/2 x 27 1/2 in.
Estimate $2,000-2,500

Keywords

cross devices, serrate diamond devices, alternating serrate diamond devices, Blanket, Navajo people, Navajo tribe, Textile