Lot 451

Pendleton Beaver State Chief Joseph Wool Blanket

Estimate: $300 - $600

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $5
$50 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$25,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000
Featured in this lot is this Pendleton Chief Joseph, Beaver State wool, Native American Indian blanket, first woven in the 1920s. Chief Joseph led the Nez Perce tribe native to northeastern Oregon in the late 1800s. Widely admired for protecting his people and speaking the truth, he is honored with this design, symbolizing bravery. Bold arrowheads represent the chief's courage, strength, and integrity. The blanket features a light brown field with traditional decoration for Chief Joseph blankets that shows geometric patterns with colors of yellow, red, and white. The condition of this blanket is good with no obvious signs of damage and in good overall condition. The measurements of this blanket are 65" x 76".