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THIRD PHASE CHIEF’S BLANKET

Navajo
Arizona or New Mexico

ca. 1880

lac and cochineal dyed bayeta, indigo dyed handspun Churro fleece, undyed brown and white Churro fleece
width:  70”
height: 58”

Inventory # S4024

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Provenance

Private collection, Denver, CO

Related Examples

National Museum of the American Indian, No. 22/1687 – See: Bonar, Eulalie H. (ed.). Woven By The Grandmothers. Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1996, pg. 75, pl. 22

Los Angeles County Museum, Nos. A. 5141.42-35, A.5141.42-132 and A. 5141.42-133 – See: Navajo Textiles, Blomberg, Tuscon, University of Arizona Press, 1988, pgs. 66, 68 and 71

William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Art, Kansas City, See: Bertlant, Anthony and Hunt Kahlenberg, Mary. Walk in Beauty: The Navajo and Their Blankets. Salt Lake City: Gibbs Smith, Publisher, 1977, pl. 34

Kaufman, Alice and Selser, Christopher. The Navajo Weaving Tradition 1650 to Present. New York: E.P.Dutton, 1985, pg. 19, pl. 27 (private collection)

School of American Research, Santa Fe, NM, No. SAR T.328 – See: Peck Kent, Kate. Navajo Weaving: Three Centuries of Change. Santa Fe: School of American Research Press, 1985, pl. 8

University of Colorado Museum – See: Holstein, Philip M. and Erdmann, Donnelley. Enduring Visions: 1000 Years of Southwestern Indian Art. Aspen: Aspen Center For the Visual Arts, 1979, pg. 29, pl. 39

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