A Navajo/Diné Germantown blanket

With twelve sampler panels sewn to create one large textile, comprising two whirling logs, two cross motif panels, and a red and green whirling log on a black field dated 1904
75" L x 59" W

  • Provenance: Property of Colonel Robert C. Wallace, Southern California, through decent in the family.
  • Notes: The individual samplers were selected by the purchaser to create a bed spread in his Princeton dorm room in 1905. Apparently, Navajo textiles were the fashion of the day for Princeton Alumn.
  • Condition: Overall good condition with typical signs of wear commensurate with age and use. Issues include, but not limited to: one corner tassel missing, few pulled stitches, and scattered areas of loose stitches/fraying to joined panels and at selvage edges.

    Side A: scattered minor soiling/staining throughout, light fading.

    Side B: Scattered minor soiling/staining.

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August 31, 2021 10:00 AM PDT
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