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Classic Navajo Second Phase Chief's Wearing Blanket

Auction:
2563B
Lot:
542
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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2563B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 24, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Classic Navajo Second Phase Chief's Wearing Blanket, c. third quarter 19th century, woven with handspun native churro sheep wool in natural white and brown, hand-dyed indigo blue, and reds of various raveled cochineal dyed wool, (dye analysis by David Wenger included), (wool loss), 54 1/2 x 69 in.

Provenance: Collected by Mrs. Luke C. Walker.
Estimate $100,000-150,000

Keywords

Classic Navajo Second Phase Chief, David Wenger, Luke C. Walker, Cochineal, Dye, Food science, Navajo people, Navajo rug, Navajo tribe, Wool

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