CHICAGO – It’s easy to forget that everything we consider ancient today was once contemporary. Hindman Auctions’ Ethnographic & Tribal Art sale, scheduled for Wednesday, July 13, will spotlight objects from around the world that were made for trade or served utilitarian purposes. This 300-lot online auction offers objects from Pre-Columbian, African and Oceanic cultures, spanning from ancient to contemporary times. This sale is the ideal destination for antiquarians, designers and art enthusiasts alike to be inspired by what was once viewed as cutting-edge and find the perfect focal points or accents for a range of interiors. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
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NEW YORK — The centuries-long weaving tradition practiced by Native American people in the Southwest is as diverse and compelling as the indigenous groups who make these textiles. Navajo serapes, in particular, present a range of geometric designs, from serrated zigzags and diamonds as well as crosses, which are said to represent the mythical Spider Woman.