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Southwest Man's Wearing Blanket

Auction:
2142
Lot:
308
Sold for:
$58,750$50,000

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Auction:
Sale #2142 - 2142
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
May 11, 2002 10:00AM

Description:

Southwest Man's Wearing Blanket, Navajo, third quarter 19th century, tightly woven in variant "second phase" chief's pattern using homespun and raveled wool, in natural ivory, variegated dark brown, deep indigo blue, and cochineal-dyed red with indigo and red stripes in a meandering pattern, (wool loss, old repairs), 66 x 60 in.
Estimate $15,000-20,000

Keywords

Cochineal, Food science, Indigo, Navajo Nation, Navajo people, Navajo rug, Navajo tribe