The Mahoney Poncho Serape, Navajo, circa 1840.
The poncho serape measures 76 inches long by 50 inches wide, as woven.
Ex- Jim Mahoney, San Pedro, California.
All of the red yarns are raveled bayeta dyed with lac,
and were raveled from the same bolt of fabric.
Dated “1840-1850” by Dr. Joe Ben Wheat on March 19, 1982.
Currently in a private collection.
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