05-15-2010 05-15-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2506 Boston
May 15, 2010 10:00 AMCalender
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Southwest Weaving

$10,073$8,500
Auction: American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2506 Location: Boston Date / Time: May 15, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Southwest Weaving, Navajo, c. last quarter 19th century, a late classic child's blanket, tightly woven with natural and synthetic dyed wool, including deep indigo blue, in a banded pattern with concentric stepped diamonds and zigzag devices on a pink-red background, 47 x 30 1/2 in.

Provenance: Collected by William Wallace Borst in Colorado while working for the Denver and Rio Grand Railroad.
Estimate $6,000-8,000

Keywords

zigzag devices, Colorado, Denver, William Wallace Borst