Share your favorites on Show & Tell

embroidered wool blanket

In Rugs and Textiles > Embroidery > Show & Tell and Rugs and Textiles > Blankets > Show & Tell.
pcmadison191's items8 of 45Native American Blanket houston and picturesque camp logan book
Love it
Like it

Vynil33rpmVynil33rpm loves this.
MrstyndallMrstyndall loves this.
BrunswickBrunswick loves this.
HunterHunter loves this.
vetraio50vetraio50 loves this.
auraaura loves this.
billretirecollbillretirecoll likes this.
drelectroslotdrelectroslot loves this.
kyratangokyratango loves this.
ManikinManikin loves this.
beyemveybeyemvey loves this.
See 9 more
Add to collection

    Please create an account, or Log in here

    If you don't have an account, create one here.

    Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate

    Posted 4 years ago

    (45 items)

    I found this in an old trunch in a barn outside of LaGrange Tx. I don't think is Native American but I've been wrong before. The blanket is two peices that have been hand stitched together and all the embroidery is also hand done. I fell in love with all the embroidery of people, birds, dogs and horses I just couldn't let keep deteriorating in the barn and had to bring it home. Please if you have any idea of age or anything about it I would love to know.

    Unsolved Mystery

    Help us close this case. Add your knowledge below.

    See all
    Set Antique Victorian Redwork Pillow Sham Covers Good Morning Night Christmas!
    Set Antique Victorian Redwork Pillo...
    Vintage Hand Embroidered Linen Tablecloth-BEAUTIFUL BRIGHT FLORAL'S THROUGHOUT
    Vintage Hand Embroidered Linen Tabl...
    Original Uzbek Vintage Large Beautiful Handmade Wall Decor Embroidery Suzani
    Original Uzbek Vintage Large Beauti...
    Set Antique Victorian Redwork Pillow Sham Covers Good Morning Night Christmas!
    Set Antique Victorian Redwork Pillo...
    See all


    1. billretirecoll billretirecoll, 4 years ago
      Wow! Nice blanket Madison! The design sure looks late 1800s to me, but I don't know much about material. Very good find though, and a nice save too! :^)
    2. Celiene Celiene, 4 years ago
      Looks Pennsylvania Dutch to me (somewhat) and I think it's a tablecloth and made of linen not wool.
    3. Celiene Celiene, 4 years ago
      Google image search Pennsylvania Dutch cross stitch or Pennsylvania Dutch embroidery. You will see MANY elements that are in your piece. They seem to have added western elements as well.
    4. colcha colcha, 1 year ago
      Hi. Your blanket is Mexican. If you are still active on this account, reply and I can tell you more. Thank you.
    5. colcha colcha, 1 year ago
      PCMadison - Your blanket was made by the Otomi Indians in the Toluca valley near Mexico City. It probably dates to the 1950s-60s. The designs and general layout are very traditional. I have 2 others that are very similar that are embroidered in red and black. If you contact me I will post some pictures.
    6. colcha colcha, 1 year ago
      PCMadison - I posted images of 4 blankets like yours. Check them out and contact me when you get a chance.
    7. colcha colcha, 12 months ago
      PCMadison - I solved your mystery. Your blanket is way cool. Please respond.

    Want to post a comment?

    Create an account or login in order to post a comment.