Three Navajo weavings were stolen from Fred Bauer’s booth at the Anique Speciality Mall in Albuquerque, NM on November 27, 2013.
On Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013, the theft of 3 single, saddle blanket-sized Navajo weavings was discovered from Fred Bauer’s booth at The Antique Specialty Mall, 4516 Central Ave SE, Albuquerque, NM. 87108. The 3 stolen weavings are:
1. A pictorial, saddle blanket-sized, 35″ x 29″ farmyard scene weaving with numerous steer, sheep, goats, and a pickup truck, on a bright lime green background with a black, white and red simplified Greek key border
2. An unusual, early 20th century, 28″ x 32,” weaving with 12 floating stripes and a candy cane in red and white, set on a carded natural gray ground with a red, black and white Greek key border. It also has a multicolored fringe in red, blue, white, maroon, yellow and brown.
3. A single, very fine saddle-sized weaving, approximately 24″ x 30,” with serape-style corner decorations in strong blues and reds. It has a plain gray center with 3 woven in initials. (No photo is available of this last weaving.)
If you have any information about these items, please contact Fred Bauer at firstname.lastname@example.org or Fred Bauer, PO Box 606, Tularosa, NM 88352, Telephone: (575)585-3603/(575)921-3212, or contact officer Phyllis Hernandez of the Albuquerque police department at email@example.com or phone the department at: (505) 768-2267. The police report number is #13-109256.