A classic Navajo or Zuni blanket
Lot 3550
A classic Navajo or Zuni blanket
Sold for US$ 66,000 inc. premium

Lot Details
A Zuni classic blanket
Property of various owners
A classic Navajo or Zuni blanket
Finely woven with a diamond lattice overlaid on the banded Moki-style ground, sparse blue and red fringe looped under the warps at either end, in raveled cochineal-dyed red yarns, indigo, dark brown and white handspun.
size approximately 5ft 11in x 4ft

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Barclay White, New Jersey, appointed as the Superintendent of Indian Affairs for the Northern Superintendency by President Ulysses S. Grant in 1871; descended through the family. Accompanying the lot is a copy of the Grant appointment and a report on White, his family and descendants.

Saleroom notices

  • Refer to the online catalog for an image of this lot showing the unusual fringe.
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