A rare and important Navajo chief's blanket
Extremely finely woven in a nine-spot third phase pattern of concentric stepped diamonds and diamond halves overlaid on the banded ground, with red outlining the stripes across the center in both ends, in cochineal/lac-dyed raveled yarns, indigo, white and variegated brown handspun yarns, the barely intelligible letters "EBI" inked on to a white stripe at one side, restored.
size approximately 4ft 6in x 5ft 11in
US$ 130,000 - 180,000
£82,000 - 120,000
97,000 - 140,000
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