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I have a print I got when my mother passed away. Any info

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I have a print I got when my mother passed away. Any info would be appreciated along with value. The print is numbered 11/42. Says Germantown 1880 And then says MMenotti in the right bottom corner
The print looks like some sort of American Indian rug or blanket
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Nora replied 1 year ago.
Hi,
I can provide an estimate of value based on comparables, though not any information on the artist M. Menotti.
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Just provide an estimate so I can know how to proceed for insurance purposes
Expert:  Nora replied 1 year ago.
Hi Gail,
What is the approximate size?
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
The print exposed from the matting inside the frame is about 9 or 10 inches wide X 16-18inches tall
Expert:  Nora replied 1 year ago.
Hello,
Thank you for the dimensions.
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Expert:  Nora replied 1 year ago.
Hi There~
Thank you for your patience.
This is a serigraph, or silkscreen, signed and titled limited edition print from the 2nd half of the 20th century.
The artist is M. Menotti, of whom there is scant biographical information available.
The print is one of 42 copies made by hand and numbered 11 of 42.
The title is “Germantown 1850” which is the topic of the subject of the serigraph print, being the design of a Navajo “germantown” pattern rug that would have been made around 1850.
Here is a link to one Menotti print, with a Navajo rug theme that is available for sale from Japan for approximately $230:
http://www.sekaimon.com/i131012858724
The suggested insurance or replacement value for your signed limited edition print measuring 9” x 10” without frame is $325.
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