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Southwest Weaving

Auction:
2506
Lot:
468
Sold for:
$10,073$8,500

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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, William Wallace Borst, Colorado, Denver, Navajo Nation, Navajo people, Navajo rug, Navajo tribe, United States, Weaving, Wool

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