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Thu, Nov 10, 2022 09:00AM EST
Lot 148

Yei and Yei Be Chai Weavings

Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$100 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

20th century, the Yei Be Chai with nine figures, 23-1/2 x 32-3/4 in.; the Yei by Louis White, with five figures, original "Genuine Navajo Rug" label attached, 25-3/4 x 40 in.

Provenance: Private Collection

Condition

the first with surface wear, some dirt, small pull at neck of second dancer from left, Velcro strip hand sewn to verso top edge; the second with minimal handling wear, added yarn woven hanging casing and rod at top edge