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Hand carded, hand spun native wool and with aniline dyes. Circa 1970's. From the Selina Springs area.
Double Twill Navajo Saddle blanket. Twill design is difficult and rarely woven today. This blanket has yet to grace a horses back. Will look great on a wall, couch, floor, table top or one special horse.
Extra thick weave. Would be great ...
Custom Navajo Single Saddle Blanket woven using beautiful hand carded, hand spun native wool. This weaving is unusual. Based on the letters woven into the blanket, we've come to call it the "mc squared" as in E = mc2.
It could very well be initials of the owner - occasionally weavers would accidentally or intentionally superimpose a letter. ...
This custom double saddle blanket pictorial was woven with hand carded, hand spun native wool. The wool is especially nice with wonderful variegation. Featuring a heart border and the letters I TX, we loving refer to this weaving as the "I Heart Texas" blanket. There are also the initials JW. Likely woven for a rancher or perhaps a very fa...
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 .
Late Classic Navajo blanket is either a child's blanket or a double saddle and is in excellent condition.
This antique Navajo weaving has Indigo blue and green, raveled bayetta, all natural dyes, raveled and recarded American flannel, two colors of bayetta green. Possible Brazil wood brown. Hand carded hand spun Merino wool. Dark bands of ...
Antique Navajo Saddle Blanket for sale. Eye Dazzler design, transitional. Indigo blue, merino wool.
Currently on loan to the Booth Museum in Cartersville GA until 2023. For purchasing options, please call us at 520-455-5020.
33" x 29"
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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 Murray. Steve would stop and pick up saddle blankets that cau...
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 caug...
This fancy single saddle was woven using native wool and was might have been created for a saddle throw that was used over the saddle, not under it. It has an extremely unusual rounded woven back and S curves, both uncommon and hard to weave.
24″ x 31″
Single Navajo Saddle Blanket. The weaver hand-carded, hand-spun and hand dyed mohair wool. Rainbow bars are orange, red and lime green with a hint of natural grey wool. Orange animal figures might be horses.
This weaving has been in Steve's personal collection for a long time.
Navajo Single Saddle Blanket. 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.
Double Navajo Saddle Blanket. This custom double saddle blanket is woven with hand carded, hand spun native wool with the white and blue is mohair wool. Look closely for the green in the corners. The initial RKJ was woven into the weaving. Likely woven for a rancher or family member. The initials make this piece unique - a piece of history...
Fancy Single Navajo Saddle Blanket. Currently on loan to the Booth Western Art Museum in Cartersville GA until 2023. Some saddle blankets were woven to be used only on special occasions. They were known as Sunday Saddle Blankets, and this one is extra fancy.
Used for special occasions to throw over the saddle, not under it. The weaver of th...
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...
Teec Nos Pos Single Navajo Saddle Blanket. Currently on loan to the Booth Museum in Cartersville GA. Woven for a Navajo saddle to be used as a saddle throw, adorning the top of the saddle for extra padding and show. The designs in this piece tell us it's from the Teec Nos Pos area of the reservation.