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A Classic Navajo Wearing Blanket

Auction:
2563B
Lot:
544
Sold for:
$65,175$55,000

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

Description:

A Classic Navajo Wearing Blanket, c. third quarter 19th century, tightly woven from homespun and raveled wool in a second phase chief's pattern, with cochineal dyed red and indigo dyed blue, (wool loss), 66 x 55 1/2 in.
Estimate $40,000-60,000

Keywords

second phase chief, Cochineal, Food science, Navajo Nation, Navajo people, Navajo rug, Navajo tribe, Wool

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