A Navajo classic Moki sarape
Lot 1282
A Navajo classic Moki sarape
Sold for US$ 12,500 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A Navajo classic Moki sarape
Showing a central diamond and diamond halves across the finely striped field, with ravelled, recarded and handspun reds dyed in cochineal and synthetic dyes, indigo, green and yellow vegetal dyes and handspun natural yarns.
size approximately 6ft 5in x 4ft 7in

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Al Packard collection, Santa Fe, NM

    The collector's notes indicate "Shows Mexican Saltillo influence in center diamond. The use of multiple yarns, and the mixture of white and brown warps are suggestive of the Bosque Redondo period...1864-1868."
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