23575

Weaving (Germantown)

Germantown Weaving

Navajo,
circa 1890
 
wool with aniline dyes
54 x 35 inches
23575
Additional Information 

This Germantown blanket is woven of commercial yarns originating from mills in the area of Germantown, Pennsylvania. Navajo weavers appreciated the variety bright colors and even weave found in Germantown wool, creating intricate and vibrant textiles often referred to as "Eye-Dazzler" rugs.

This textile is well suited for use as a wall hanging or as a bed covering or furniture throw.

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