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This Single Saddle Blanket was woven in 1920 using hand carded, hand spun and hand dyed Lincoln wool. It has a classic Teec Nos Pos greek key border.
30″ x 32″ (.73M x .81M)
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Antique Navajo Saddle Blanket for sale.
Eye Dazzler design, transitional. Indigo blue, merino wool.
This weaving has been a favorite of Steve's and part of his personal collection for decades. This is the first time this weaving has been offered.
33" x 29"
This Single Saddle Blanket was woven early in the 20th century using hand carded, hand spun and hand dyed native wool. Natural wool color and vegetal dyes were used. The weaver created and interesting center field using brown warp and allowing it to show through and give the look of pepper. Adding to the artistic flair the unknown weaver used ...
Two Grey Hills
Daisy Taugelchee (1911-1990) is considered to be the most famous of all Navajo Weavers, with a reign that lasted 50 years. Daisy set a standard of fine, smooth evenly spun wool woven into a superior quality textiles that was unmatched by any other weaver. She took first place at the ceremonial in 1944 and won consistently for the next 40 years. ...
Some saddle blankets were woven to be used only on special occasions. They were known as Sunday Saddle Blankets. This one is extra fancy with Germantown fringe. This saddle blanket was part of the Desert Caballeros Western Museum exhibit - Ride Through History: Saddles that Shaped the West.