Saturday, March 24, 2012

Roadside Indigenous Giants Attract Passersby Vernacular Photograph Antique American Indian Art

If I had worked two months or so on a blanket to sell at this shop, it would certainly be disheartening to drop it off for my puny commission. Although it did literally take from 2 months to a year for a Navajo rug to be produced, or created that seems far more appropriate...the going "rate" around 1850 was fifty dollars. Today, a well-made rug may be worth $400 or more. Still, way too cheap. The examples here, if you can get past the visitors and their insulting big friends, look like nice ones to me.

Anonymous snapshot (Roadside "Native American" Sculptures at Trading Post) circa 1950 Collection Jim Linderman

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