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, red and orange, with a central panel enclosing a column of diamonds, border with serrations
Dimensions: 66 x 36 in. (1.68 x .91 m.)
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Illustrated in Patterns and Sources of Navajo Weaving by Bill Harmsen, page 49.
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