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Some saddle blankets were woven to be used only on special occasions. They were known as Sunday Saddle Blankets. This one is extra fancy with Germantown fringe.
This saddle blanket was part of the Desert Caballeros Western Museum exhibit - Ride Through History: Saddles that Shaped the West.
This is a gorgeous example of a 3rd Phase Chief Blanket. The Master weaver who brought this piece to life used hand-carded, hand-spun, and hand-dyed beautiful Lincoln wool. It is very expertly tightly woven.
The handsome checkerboard design was influenced by designs of the Teec Nos Pos region where it originated. Look at the fine line accent s...