A classic Hopi or Navajo child's blanket
Lot 3552
A classic Hopi or Navajo child's blanket
Sold for US$ 6,600 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Property of various owners
A classic Hopi or Navajo child's blanket
Woven in a banded pattern, alternating bands of narrow stripes in contrasting colors, exposed warps left as fringe at one end, in cochineal-dyed raveled red yarns, light and dark indigo, dark brown and white handspun.
size approximately 5ft x 2ft 7in

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.
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