Navajo Mahnoey poncho

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.

Click here to see a copy of Dr. Wheat’s analysis of the poncho serape.

Currently in a private collection.

Photograph by Joshua Baer - ©2014
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mahoney poncho serape analysis