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Southwest Late Classic Moki Blanket

Auction:
2506
Lot:
467
Sold for:
$23,700$20,000

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2506
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 15, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Southwest Late Classic Moki Blanket, Navajo, woven with commercial and hand-spun yarns in a banded pattern with diagonal striped and ticked bands on a dark striped background, colors include indigo blue, natural white, and dark brown, two shades of raveled red, one with a mixture of lac and cochineal, the other synthetic, (some restoration), 64 x 48 in.

Provenance: The Fred Harvey Collection, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri.
Estimate $6,000-8,000

Keywords

Kansas City, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Missouri, Cochineal, Food science, Navajo people, Navajo tribe, Scale insects, Textile arts, Textiles, Yarn

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