Wool from Williams weaves many tales

What price a woolly blanket for protection in a wet winter?

11th May, 2013
Navajo pictorial rug.

What price a woolly blanket for protection in a wet winter? If it was woven by Navajo native Americans, and from the collection of the late Andy Williams, the answer could well be into six figures.

A lifelong collector of modern art, Williams began buying Navajo blankets in the late 1950s when very few people were collecting them.

They hung in his home, sharing wall space with Rothko, de Kooning and Basquiat, in his offices...

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