A Large, Banded Pictorial Blanket

Item: 816

Origin: Navajo, Chinle area
Date: 1st quarter 20th C.

Media: Wool
Dimensions:  79″ x 72″

Description: This large blanket is loosely woven in an overall banded pattern that’s superimposed with pictorial elements; arrows, stars, fox faces, etc. It feels like a story is being told here, I just can’t figure it out! The dyes are thought to all be natural.

Restoration:  Minimal restoration was done on a few small holes and some edging needed work.

Price: 4500