Vintage Transitional Blanket
Vintage Transitional Blanket is estimated to have been woven in 1890’s. This is an authentic vintage Navajo weaving. The weaver is unknown. Size: 8′ x 4’10”
The period from 1875 to 1910, when rapid changes in the social environment were occurring, and the Navajo and Pueblo peoples went from living in an unrestricted geographical region to a reservation setting. At this time new weaving materials and new cultural ideas were introduced, and an increasing number of goods were manufactured for non-Indian use. Textile shapes and texture changed to satisfy new uses and demands.