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Navajo Child's Wearing Blanket

Auction:
3005B
Lot:
321
Sold for:
$43,050$35,000

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3005B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 05, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Navajo Child's Wearing Blanket, tightly woven on a three-ply wool warp dyed yellow, with natural ivory, indigo hand spun, soft green, and cochineal red dyed raveled wool, (small stain and minor wool loss), 54 x 35 in.

Provenance: Sotheby's, December 4, 1993, Lot 60.
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, Dyeing, Dyes, Food science, Insects as food, Navajo, Navajo weaving, Pigments, Textile arts, Visual arts

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