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Hand carded, hand spun and hand dyed Navajo Single Saddle Blanket, circa 1970-1980.
During the late 1970's through the 1980's Steve would travel the Navajo Reservation taking two weeks to visit all the trading posts. One of his favorites was Salina Springs Trading post run by Dave Murray. Steve would stop and pick up saddle blankets that ca...
Leroy Yazzie loves to incorporate trains into most of his weavings. As we can see in this handsome weaving he's used the stripes commonly associated with the Moki style as the background of this piece. A bow and arrow serve as the top and bottom visual anchors.
This piece has a lot of Navajo symbolism incorporated in it and we'd love to tell yo...
Twill patterns are often used for saddle blankets because there is more wool per area than on traditional patterns. It's a difficult style to learn and takes many years to master it.
Rosita Brown is the talent that created this beautiful red, black, and white Diamond Twill.
34" x 46"
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This Double Saddle Blanket from the Western Reservation measures 37" x 60" and exudes a quiet power, don't you think? The saw-tooth detail around the belted diamond and in the corner designs give the piece motion. The lines are so fine and crisp. The rich tan background is quiet and yields to the strength of the design. For a simple design, it's...
Woven by a contemporary master weaver this horse Pictorial is inspired by an 1880's Germantown Pictorial Saddle Blanket. The elongated image of the horse may have been taken from nearby petroglyphs. Hand dyed Navajo Churro wool.
The weaving is part of our Exclusive Churro collection and has been featured in the Painting with Wool exhibit ...
This is a fantastic Pictorial weaving by Leroy Yazzie. He has combined many elements of Navajo rug to create this one of a kind piece.
We see the stripes in the background which can be seen in Moki and Chief Blanket style weavings. At the top and bottom we see crosses attributed to Spider Woman. Look at the beautiful images of the horses and ...
Hand carded, hand spun and hand dyed Navajo Double Saddle Blanket, circa 1970-1980.
During the late 1970's through the 1980's Steve would travel the Navajo Reservation taking two weeks to visit all the trading posts. One of his favorites was Salina Springs Trading post run by Dave Murry. Steve would stop and pick up saddle blankets that cau...
Surprise! This one has been hiding in the gallery for quite some time. However, just as beautiful as the day it was woven. The blanket weave makes this single saddle very soft. The wool is absolutely beautiful!
Woven using Native Churro Wool and is part of our exclusive Churro collection.