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This extremely rare serape blanket was woven with 3 ply Saxony. And even more remarkable it comes with a Spiderwoman hole in its center.
This particular natural dyed palette of colors was only available at Bosque Redondo and Fort Wingate during this time frame.
This Serape has Indigo dyed warp, like this textile has, was only made availabl...
This Germantown Serape is very similar to one published on page 50 of
Navajo Textiles- The William Randolph Hearst Collection written by Nancy Blomberg c/o 1988
Also referred to as "neo-classic" by author Gilbert Maxwell, this dramatic wavy-lined serape is one of five known Germantown blankets to be woven in this classic serape style. Woven...
Master weaver Julia Upshaw has woven a poncho serape. Wearable art at its finest. This poncho was woven with Churro wool and dyed with vegetal Indigo and cochineal .
Historic Poncho Serapes are one of the rarest blankets to find and one of the most valuable.
This weaving is featured in our "Master Weavings of the Navajo Churro Collection" Ex...
Here is a treasure from our exclusive Churro Collection. Master weaver Kathy Marianito wove this serape based on a design that came to her in a dream based on what her mother and grandmother have woven. Originally we thought this was going to be a 3 x 5 weaving, but Kathy surprised us and its 5.75 x 5.5.
She wove this using Churo wool which ...
Late Classic blanket from the 1880s. The bright red background showcases the indigo blue, green and cream. The negative space creates a spider design overall as a tribute to Spiderwoman. It's a fascinating piece of art! This piece was brought to life with Merino wool and is very finely woven.
Wearables: Manta, Serape, Child