29 June 2006
PROPERTY FROM A MAJOR AMERICAN MUSEUM, SOLD TO BENEFIT THE ACQUISITIONS FUND
A NAVAJO REGIONAL RUG
tightly woven of native handspun wool in natural and aniline shades of ivory, brown, gray, and red, with a pattern of stepped zigzag bands, enclosing various geometric motifs, including a pair of Spider Woman crosses
Dimensions: 79¾ x 48 in. (2.03 x 1.22 m.)
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Illustrated in Patterns and Sources of Navajo Weaving by Bill Harmsen, page 42.
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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