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Navajo Third Phase Chief's Blanket

Auction:
2862B
Lot:
289
Sold for:
$19,680$16,000

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2862B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 07, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Navajo Third Phase Chief's Blanket, c. 1870s, tightly woven with stepped diamond and cross devices and with cochineal red and indigo blue dyes, (a few small repairs, minor wool loss), 66 x 58 in.
Estimate $20,000-30,000


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Cochineal, Dye, Indigo, Natural dye, Navajo people, Navajo weaving, Optical spectrum, Rainbow, Red

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