Native American Transitional Blanket, Navajo, circa 1875-1900

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A unique transitional wearing blanket/serape with zig-zag bands in blue and pale yellow with four arrows at the centre. Woven of native handspun and commercial yarns with natural fleece coloring and aniline dyes.

This blanket is best suited for use as a wall hanging or furniture covering/throw; it is not suited for use as an area rug.

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Details

  • Condition
    Good
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor fading.
  • Dimensions
    52 in. H x 33 in. W x 0.3 in. D
    132 cm H x 84 cm W x 1 cm D
  • Dealer Location
    Denver, CO
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU100463421772
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