Collection - Navajo Transitional Blankets



Would you like to learn more about authentic Navajo Transitional blankets? Check out these instructional videos by Native American textile expert, Dr. J. Mark Sublette.


Read more about authentic Navajo Transitional blankets in these articles from Medicine Man Gallery

Navajo Transitional Blankets at Medicine Man Gallery

Navajo Transitional Weavings: A Time of Change

In this article, originally published in Native American Art magazine, Dr. J. Mark Sublette offers a history of Navajo Transitional blankets, an oft-underappreciated type of Navajo weaving. In addition to history, Sublette also discusses appealing and innovative design features found these textiles. Read more...

Navajo Transitional blankets and rugs

Collecting Navajo Rugs from Native American Art magazine, April 2017

Dr. J. Mark Sublette discusses the range of diverse Navajo weavings, including Transitional blankets, their history, and the kind of wool typically used. Read more...


Dr. J. Mark Sublette, proprietor of Tucson’s Medicine Man Gallery, is a renowned authority on antique Navajo blankets and rugs. Medicine Man Gallery has one of the largest collections of authentic Navajo weavings, including Navajo Transitional blankets.