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Navajo Third Phase Chief's Blanket

Auction:
2533B
Lot:
566
Sold for:
$213,300$180,000

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2533B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 15, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Navajo Third Phase Chief's Blanket, Navajo, tightly woven with an early third phase variant design, with natural white and dark brown, indigo dyed blues, and raveled cochineal (?) dyed reds, (large old repair at center, wool loss), 67 x 55 in.

Provenance: Fred Harvey Co., with original lead seal and price tag of $65.
Estimate $5,000-7,000

Keywords

Phase Chief, Fred Harvey Co., Cochineal, Navajo Nation, Navajo people, Navajo rug, Navajo tribe, United States

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