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Southwest Woman's Woven Half Dress

Auction:
2376
Lot:
416
Sold for:
$5,581$4,750

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2376
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 23, 2007 10:00AM

Description:

Southwest Woman's Woven Half Dress, Navajo, c. third quarter 19th century, tightly woven with variegated dark brown homespun wool at center, the ends with indigo stepped geometric and cross devices on a raveled cochineal (?) dyed red, (wool loss), 50 1/2 x 36 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Keywords

indigo stepped geometric and cross devices, Cochineal, Food science, Navajo Nation, Navajo people, Navajo rug, Navajo tribe, Wool

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