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Navajo Woman's Wearing Blanket

Auction:
3043B
Lot:
392
Sold for:
$5,843$4,750

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3043B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 02, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Navajo Woman's Wearing Blanket, c. last quarter 19th century, woven in a second phase chief's variant using natural and synthetic dyed wool, (stain), 52 x 42 in.

Provenance: Collected by William Giles Harding Carter (1851-1925), an U.S. cavalry officer who served during the American Civil War, the Spanish-American War, and World War I. He also took part in the Indian Wars, seeing extensive service against the Apache and Comanche in Arizona, where he was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions during the Comanche Campaign on August 30, 1881.
Estimate $4,500-6,500


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

William Giles Harding Carter, Honor, Apache, Comanche, Native American tribes in Arizona, Navajo, Plains tribes, Texas–Indian Wars, United States, Western United States, William Harding Carter

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