12 January 2006
This lot is offered without a reserve
TWO NAVAJO BLANKETS
each woven of native handspun wool in shades of natural ivory and brown, the first, with bands of serrated elements on one end; the second, a saddle blanket, with a square panel of triangular devices in each corner
Dimensions: the first, 59 x 45¼ in. (1.5 x 1.15 m.); the second, 37 x 30 in. (.94 x .76 m.) (2)
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