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Classic Southwest Moki Blanket

Auction:
2376
Lot:
425
Sold for:
$39,950$34,000

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

Description:

Classic Southwest Moki Blanket, Navajo, c. third quarter 19th century, homespun wool, with indigo blue and natural dark brown striped background, overlaid with multicolored stripes and serrated diamonds with cross centers, cochineal (?) dyed red, (wool loss, ends unraveled), 72 x 50 1/2 in.
Estimate $15,000-20,000

Keywords

Cochineal, Navajo Nation, Navajo people, Navajo rug, Navajo tribe, Wool

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