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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.
This stunning blanket would have been folded in half to provide additional comfort for the horse. The twill style naturally creates "lazy" or sectional lines which wou...
This is simply a delightful handsome double saddle blanket. Woven around the turn of the last century, it's great - in condition, color, and quality.
This piece was woven from natural un-dyed Merino wool, and if you look closely you can see all of the "lazy" or section lines which were placed so that the blanket would conform nicely over the h...
This would have been a great saddle blanket. When folded in half it would have provided extra padding for the horse's comfort, and it would have provided a consistent pattern for the owner to be recognized.
Created using natural variegated brown wool, cream and salmon this piece is stunning in color and design. It is a one-of-a-kind piece.
This weaving is part of an Exhibition showing at the Tucson Desert Art Museum January 4 2017 to April 30 2017 – If purchased prior to /or during the Exhibition, the weaving will be available for delivery, as soon as possible after April 30, 2017
Wow! Would you look at the color explosion in this amazing weaving?! The size tells us that this ...
This seemingly simple double saddle blanket has a secret. It is not simple! Woven with several twill techniques, it is stunning! Start at the center of either of the diamonds.. all the way to the absolute center and you 'll appreciate the radiating diamond twill. Do you see it? Click on the image of the big diamond.
Look at the red bands....
Rare Bistie Style Double Saddle Blanket with some natural dyes. Attributed to Daisy Shorty. From the personal Getzwiller Collection. Hand-carded, hand-spun, hand-dyed wool.
Bistie translates to Badlands by the Navajo. This design was recently recognized as its own distinctive style. It's characterized as having a strong central pattern and mu...
Navajo double saddle blanket with a very graphic design. Hand carded, hand spun and hand dyed native wool. The more you inspect this piece, the more beautiful it becomes, with it's highly variegated brown wool field.
From the Crystal area. This Navajo rug has all natural wool except red and black which are over dyed. JB Moore design eleme...
Beautiful antique Navajo weaving was woven with Lincoln wool using aniline dyes, featuring red, orange, brown and grey floating diamond motif, making a very dramatic statement. Possibly from the Teec Nos Pos area.
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 D...
This weaving is an Optical Double Saddle Blanket. It is made with natural dyes, and the wool is a Mohair blend.
The design in this optical blanket resembles a rolling block quilting pattern by introducing missionaries to the Navajo.
This weaving was part of an Exhibition showing at the Tucson Desert Art Museum January 4 2017 to April 30 2017. P...
This Navajo Twill Double saddle was woven during the transitional period--1890-1900. The unknown weaver was experimenting with design, patterns and vibrant color! Hard to believe is wasn't woven in the 1960s. Great Art !!!
This weaving is part of Color Riot! How Color Changed Navajo Textiles April 5,2019 - September 29,2019 at the Heard Museum...
This Navajo double saddle blanket is in like new condition. It was hand spun, hand carded possibly of Churro wool. The colors are very unique as the copper brown is mount mahogany root, the dark green/red/orange is Germantown yarn and the center green is aniline dyed.
As a double saddle blanket this piece would have been folded in half to p...
This Navajo double saddle blanket is in like new condition, was never rode! It was hand spun, hand carded Lincoln wool. The colors are aniline dyed with a beautiful natural brown landscape. Finely woven.
As a double saddle blanket this piece would have been folded in half to provide extra padding for the horse's back. Possibly woven in the T...
This Navajo double saddle blanket is in like new condition, never been rode! It was hand spun, hand carded Lincoln wool. The colors are Germantown yarn with a beautiful natural brown landscape. Super finely woven.
As a double saddle blanket this piece would have been folded in half to provide extra padding for the horse's back. Woven in the R...