12 January 2006
PROPERTY FROM A MAJOR AMERICAN MUSEUM, SOLD TO BENEFIT THE ACQUISITIONS FUND
A NAVAJO REGIONAL RUG
woven of native handspun wool in natural and aniline shades of ivory, brown, and red, with an overall pattern of concentric serrated diamonds, solid border
Dimensions: 57 x 37 in. (1.45 x .94 m.)
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Illustrated in Patterns and Sources of Navajo Weaving by Bill Harmsen, page 36.
This lot is exempt from Sales Tax.
On 30 October Christie’s will auction more than 200 works from the collection of the renowned art dealer and scholar
Offered to benefit a new scholarship initiative from Bennington College, this work distils the unique form of abstraction for which the artist would become famous
Ahead of the sale of portraits of four different muses, we focus on the women the artist came to depend on so passionately