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Navajo Third Phase Blanket

Auction:
3185B
Lot:
505
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3185B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 01, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Navajo Third Phase Blanket, c. 1900, woven in the style of a third phase chief's blanket, in commercial and naturally dyed homespun wool, with checkered stepped-diamond devices, 45 x 53 in.

Provenance: Private collection, Virginia; Nizhoni Ranch Gallery, Arizona.
Estimate $1,500-2,000

In good condition; a fabric band for a pole is sewn onto one edge; no visible signs of damage or repair.


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

Arizona, Blanket, Homespun, Natural dye, Navajo, Navajo history, Navajo weaving, New Mexico, Western United States

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