• Native American
Lot 226

NATIVE AMERICAN NAVAJO WOOL BLANKET / RUG

Estimate: $500 - $800
Sold for

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$200 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

NATIVE AMERICAN NAVAJO WOOL BLANKET / RUG, grey / greyish tan field with red, yellow, black, and white colors, featuring two large Valero stars, surrounded by ten bug-type motifs with hooked appendages and cross-motif centers, six small cross motifs having arrow tips, and two small crosses, center side edges with bows and arrows, all encompassed by a double border, several sectioned or "lazy" lines. Circa 1930. 50 1/2" x 81".

Condition

Very good overall condition with light overall toning and soiling notably to one side, some scattered stains and spotting, edges with spots of minor wear and a few small tears.

Collection of the late Al and Billy Steidel, Alexandria, VA.
Headley's Auctions, Winchester, VA, 1992.
Ex-estate of Mary B. Ball, Upperville, VA.