Twill Double Saddle Blanket Navajo Weaving : Historic : PC 85

Those who learn and master the very difficult style of Twill weaving are in a class by themselves. A Twill weave yields a different pattern on each side. Some weavers even weave a different design on each side.  This outstanding Twill weave is from our private collection. 

Weaving on an outdoor loom 1890

It is an incredible early example - woven in the 1880s - on an outdoor upright loom. This wonderful Double Saddle Blanket was brought to life using hand-carded, hand spun, hand aniline-dyed Merino wool.  

Tiny vertical lines over a band of natural colored wool alternate with solid red diamond twill bands different dividing designs.  This is an exquisite piece - in color, condition, and quality. 

Style Twill / Saddle Blanket
Weaver Unknown
Circa 1880s
Size 30" x 47" 
Item # PC 85
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A unique blend of history, Native American culture and storytelling make these weavings an art like no other.

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Type: Twill Weave

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