A very rare blanket with a beautiful layout with the juxtaposition of the Indigo Green and Blue. Woman’s proportions - Classic Blanket - meaning woven before 1865 and the Cochineal dyed Saxony dates this blanket to this time frame.
Over 150 years old!!!!
|Location of Origin: North America|
|Medium/Materials: 3 Ply Cochineal dyed Saxony, Indigo green- Blue, Rabbit brush Yellow|
|Dimensions: 49″ x 59″ (1.24M x1.498M)|
|Primary Classification: Arts of the American West : Native American Clothing and Textiles|
|Secondary Classification: Textile Arts : Native American Clothing|
|Tertiary Classification: African Artwork, Ethnographic & Tribal Arts : Native American Clothing and Antiques|
|Fourth Classification: African Artwork, Ethnographic & Tribal Arts|
|Saxony, imported first from England, these yarns were probably the first commercial yarns available to the Navajo. Saxony yarns were actually more difficult to obtain than Bayeta, so blankets containing these yarns are very rare.” Walk in Beauty- Tony Berlant-1977|
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