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1st Phase Navajo Chief Blanket is an EARLY Classic Ute.   A rare treasure having likely survived 200 years.  Your chance to purchase the best of the best!\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003eThis Ute Style 1st Phase Chief Blanket is very finely and tightly woven with pure Churro wool. (warp 13 x weft 76)  It has a traditional pattern of proportioned  stripes in natural ivory and  deep variegated dark brown and  8 stripes of a beautiful medium indigo blue.   \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003eMinor early conservation measures were taken to preserve the integrity of this important blanket, at the top and bottom stripe.  \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003eThere are only 64 known Ute 1st Phase Chief Blankets, with half being in museums.  This is one of the finest Ute Style 1st Phase Chief Blankets, the wide brown center band making it most desirable.  \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e Sorry, 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But when looking at Navajo arts and crafts, however, nothing seems further from the truth.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003eFor more than five centuries, the lifestyle of the Navajo people have both amazed and intimidated the people living around them. The designs and patterns have inspired textile industries and modern fashion houses all over the world, although the high standards of traditional Navajo weaving, using their unique weaving style on their upright looms, have never truly been replicated.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e"}

1st Phase Chief Blanket Early Classic Ute Style : Historic Navajo Weaving

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This 1st Phase Navajo Chief Blanket is an EARLY Classic Ute.   A rare treasure having likely survived 200 years.  Your chance to purchase the best of the best!

This Ute Style 1st Phase Chief Blanket is very finely and tightly woven with pure Churro wool. (warp 13 x weft 76)  It has a traditional pattern of proportioned  stripes in natural ivory and  deep variegated dark brown and  8 stripes of a beautiful medium indigo blue.   

Minor early conservation measures were taken to preserve the integrity of this important blanket, at the top and bottom stripe.  

There are only 64 known Ute 1st Phase Chief Blankets, with half being in museums.  This is one of the finest Ute Style 1st Phase Chief Blankets, the wide brown center band making it most desirable.  

 Sorry, not part of the Gallery 25% off sale.

Style Chief Blankets
Weaver Unknown Navajo
Date circa 1800-1850s
Size 68.5" x 51"
Item # UTE-001
Learn more about Chief Blankets

Contact us for more information, pricing or to order – steve@navajorug.com or 520-455-5020 -- We will be glad to help you!

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

Some archeologists and art historians claim that pure artistic expression cannot exist among non-literate peoples. But when looking at Navajo arts and crafts, however, nothing seems further from the truth.

For more than five centuries, the lifestyle of the Navajo people have both amazed and intimidated the people living around them. The designs and patterns have inspired textile industries and modern fashion houses all over the world, although the high standards of traditional Navajo weaving, using their unique weaving style on their upright looms, have never truly been replicated.

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