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Navajo Chief's Blanket - 2nd Phase with Indigo and Cochineal Dyes and Raveled Bayeta

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Navajo Chief's Blanket - 2nd Phase with Indigo and Cochineal Dyes and Raveled Bayeta

  • C. 1850-60
  • 50.5'' x 59''
  • T4220
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This textile is in excellent condition; there is one mordant shift stain in one spot that measures roughly 3 square inches and some minor spotting on both sides. The warp count is 7 and the weft count is 48, per inch. Natural cream and brown, cochineal and indigo dyes. Includes a spectrophotometer report showing the dye analysis. Includes provenance. Featured on New Mexico PBS "Colores," "Homage to the Square" August 4th and 5th, 2017.