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This Single Saddle Blanket was woven at Bosque Redondo. It was woven with Saxony wool dyed with Indigo and other natural and aniline dyes. The green dyed wool is a highly unusual color. Historic textile relic from the 1860's
Saxony wool was provided as an annuity to weavers by the United States Government while interned at Bosque Redondo. Fo...
JB Moore Crystal
JB Moore Crystal Navajo rug is woven using Aniline dyes, hand carded, hand spun, native wool.
Interesting history on this piece. It is unusual to learn some of the back story of the life of a weaving. A very special dog was using it as a dog blanket in his dog house. He must of loved it too as it is in excellent condition. Yes, it has be...
Historic Germantown Yei be Chei Navajo rugs for sale. This pair is more like fraternal twins with a slight difference size/color.
About 30 years ago Steve found the 1st of this set of Germantown weavings and was thrilled when he found a second Germantown Yei be Chei-- 15 years later.
What make it so remarkable is the weavings are Germantown ...
This is beautiful Double Saddle was woven with purpose and presence. In the center is a Navajo woman and a male Foxtail Yei be Chei dancer. Possibly woven in the Crystal area. Hand carded, hand spun and hand dyed native wool. Plate 26 in the Navajo Horseman catalog. Page 36 in the Painting with Wool Navajo Pictorial catalog.
This Bistie Navajo rug was woven using hand carded, hand spun Native wool.
67" x 100"
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Antique Navajo Double Saddle Blanket for sale. Woven from Merino wool all hand carded and hand spun. The re-carded red and white were woven together to create the lighter sections of this blanket. Aniline dyes. The proportions suggest that the saddle blanket was woven for a Navajo saddle.
The corner tassels are plied yarn .
This Antique Crystal Navajo rug in greys, red and black. J.B. Moore, trader in the Crystal area during the 1900-1910 decades encouraged Navajo weavers to create tightly woven rugs for the eastern trade. This is a fine example.
The red was created using aniline dyes and the rug is hand carded, hand spun native wool.
This Late Classic Navajo blanket is either a child's blanket or a double saddle and is in excellent condition. So the story goes, this one was supposed to have belonged to Chee Dodge but no written proof.
This antique Navajo weaving has Indigo blue and green, raveled bayetta, all natural dyes, raveled and recarded American flannel, two colors...
This 1st Phase Navajo Chief Blanket is an EARLY Classic Ute. A rare treasure having likely survived 200 years. Your chance to purchase the best of the best!
This Ute Style 1st Phase Chief Blanket is very finely and tightly woven with pure Churro wool. (warp 13 x weft 76) It has a traditional pattern of proportioned stripes in natural ivory ...
This JB Moore Crystal Pictorial was created using all natural wool colors except the brown is vegetal dyed. It uses local Native wool, shipped East by JB Moore for processing, and then the wool was returned to the trader. For more on this weaving, check out the Painting with Wool Navajo Pictorial Weavings catalog on page 27.
This Navajo weaving was created using aniline dyes, and is hand carded, hand spun Native wool.
This weaving uses numerous JB Moore plates for inspiration. See the photos, left to right. Plate III : The arrow border Plate VII: Two rows of diamondsPlate XXV: The hook element. Plate XXX: The whirling logs in the corners
This JB Moore piece was created in the 1900's with hand spun, hand carded Native wool, with aniline dyes. Looking in the JB Moore catalog, the plate used to create this pattern was plate XI.
52″ x 96″ (1.32M x 2.43M)
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JL Hubbell of the Hubbell Trading Post had great influence in improving the quality of Navajo weavings. Known more for his influence the development of the Ganado style of weaving, he was also responsible for having weavers use what has become known as the Hubbell Cross in their creations. The Hubbell Cross is recognized as the large cross in ...
Two Grey Hills
This an early Two Grey Hill weaving. It is possibly Churro wool is hand carded, hand spun and with all natural wool color. It is considered an arts and crafts design. Steve has enjoyed it in his collection for over 15 years. Attributed to Blind Manos wife of daughter Rrances Manuelito, both Navajo master weavers from the Two Grey Hill /Toad...
JB Moore's Crystal Trading Post can be attributed to many beautiful Navajo weaving designs. When you look through the JB Moore Navajo Weaving catalogs that he published in 1903 and 1911 you can see bits and pieces of several design elements which have been incorporated into this incredible work of art.
Hand carded, hand spun, and hand dyed, t...
This beautiful weaving was created using aniline dyes and natural wool colored hand carded, hand spun native wool. The weaver created a unique Spider Woman cross border. By the 1920s JB Moore's catalog had been available to the Navajo weaver for over a decade and this wonderful rug has many plate elements. A truly talented weaver.
Beautifully woven with many Spider woman crosses, all natural Crystal with hints of JB Moore plate IV styling. This Navajo rug was created using hand carded, hand spun and all natural native wool.
64″ x 96″ (1.62M x 2.44M)
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Antique Crystal/ JB Moore Navajo Rug for sale.
JB Moore and other Traders on the reservation were responsible for helping to define regional styles of weaving. JB Moore printed a catalog in 1903 and 1911 of rugs in which people back East could purchase. Over the years, those designs influenced weavers to create weavings using elements of the d...
Exquisite serape featuring raveled American flannel and bayeta cloth.
Materials: Merino Wool, raveled flannel & bayeta clothColors are Indigo blue with plied yellow-green-orange-brown
The art of plying was done when threads were unraveled from from bolts of flannel (American made cloth) or bayeta cloth (imported from Europe) and then re-spu...