HAIDA OR TLINGIT BUTTON BLANKET, c. 1865-1880

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  • Lot: 219
  • May 2007 Vintage Clothing & Textile Auction
  • New Hope, PA
Olive wool trade blanket w/ black stripes, decorated w/ figure of beaver executed in dentalium shells, red stroud cloth border w/ plaid center bordered w/ rows of export mother of pearl buttons, (about 6 missing buttons, few cracked & 3-5 missing shells,3 moth holes in blanket, largest < 1/2", few tiny moth holes in stroud cloth, 2 lower corners repaired) blanket loosely basted to black canvas, 55" x 70", Dr. Bruce Ruddick Collection, good.
  • Price Realized: $ 28750.00
  • Category: Ethnic Clothes
  • Era: 1890-1920
  • Condition: Excellent

9.6918.1053.219

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