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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
First referred to as "neo-classic" by author Gilbert Maxwell, this dramatic wavy-lined serape is one of five known Germantown blankets to be woven in this classic serape style. Woven with 4 ply Germantown Yarn.
This weaving was part of an Exhibition showing at the Tucson Desert Art Museum January 4 2017 to April 30 2017. Please look at the Dazz...
Optical Art Crystal Transitional blanket. Woven with Merino wool using aniline red dye. Woven more like a blanket instead of a rug, this optical textile is a transitional weaving. Between 1895 and 1905, Navajos made the switch from weaving primarily blankets to rugs.
This weaving was part of an Exhibition showing at the Tucson Desert Art Muse...
This Serape is a Rio Grande style Navajo blanket has hand spun wool and variegated dyes.
It is likely this weaving was for a Hispanic household, this Navajo weaver intentionally variegated her dyes to simulate Rio Grande dye techniques, which offered dimension not typically seen in Navajo weaving in that time frame.
This weaving was part of an E...