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Extremely rare, single saddle blanket. Only one of 3 known. Merino wool, the blue is likely indigo.
Bold wedge weave design woven in the 1890s, it would look great displayed for a pop of modern art.
2'9" x 3'
Learn more about Navajo woven Saddle Blankets
This is a fabulous example of a Double Saddle blanket. Woven with all naturally colored Merino wool, the weaver incorporated many lazy lines in this piece. The weaver has created a beautiful optical landscape design.
These lines also serve a very useful purpose in saddle blankets as the act as "hinges" and allow the blanket to conform better...