29 June 2006
PROPERTY FROM A MAJOR AMERICAN MUSEUM, SOLD TO BENEFIT THE ACQUISITIONS FUND
A NAVAJO REGIONAL RUG
finely and tightly woven of native handspun wool, in natural and aniline shades of ivory, brown, tan and red, with a pair of hooked devices, flanked top and bottom by a pair of concentric crosses, each enclosing a whirling logs motif, waterbugs in the corners, solid borders
Dimensions: 91 x 52 in. (2.31 x 1.32 m.)
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Illustrated in Patterns and Sources of Navajo Weaving by Bill Harmsen, page 49.
No sales tax is due on the purchase price of this lot if it is picked up or delivered in the State of New York.
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