Double Saddle Blanket : Optical: Historic Navajo Weaving : GHT 873

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. Please look at the Dazzled Eye catalog on page 27 to find this weaving.

Style Saddle Blankets
Weaver Unknown Navajo
Date circa 1940s
Size 36″ x 60″ (3' x 5')
Item # GHT 873
Learn more about Navajo woven Saddle Blankets

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A unique blend of history, Native American culture and storytelling make these weavings an art like no other.

To be showcased on your walls or grace your floors, this functional heirloom is one-of-a-kind piece of history that took 100's of hours to create and will last many lifetimes. We'd love to tell you more about it! 

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