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Bill Helin - The Eagle Velura Throw Blanket
Size: 152 cm H x 127 cm W
, 2014
  • Bring warmth and culture into your home with these unique printed Velura throws. Super soft throw printed with Bill Helin life crest designs.

    In Tsimshian mythology, each symbol has powerful meanings:

    The Eagle is a symbol of power and prestige while his 'down' symbolizes peace and friendship. He is highly respected by all who share his environment.

    Each blanket is 50" X 60" and made out of 100% Polyester.

$47.95

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Bill Helin - The Raven Velura Throw Blanket
Size: 152 cm H x 127 cm W
, 2014
  • Bring warmth and culture into your home with these unique printed Velura throws. Super soft throw printed with Bill Helin life crest designs.

    In Tsimshian mythology, each symbol has powerful meanings:

    The Raven was the first symbol and crest of Northwest Coastal Indians. As the Creator's assistant, he created all things that exist -with mysterious trickery. This mystical bird is a symbol of prestige - a cultural hero.

    Each blanket is 50" X 60" and made out of 100% Polyester.

$47.95

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Bill Reid - Children of the Raven Velura Throw Blanket
Size: 152 cm H x 127 cm W
, 2006
  • One of Canada’s foremost artists, Bill Reid designed this image for the Canadian Museum of Civilization in 1976.

    The image celebrates the creation of humankind by Raven.

    Printed on to this super soft and lightweight coral Velura throw, you can now bring the great tradition of Haida art into your home.

    About the artist
    One of Canada’s foremost artists, Bill Reid (1920-1998)is widely recognized as having revived the great tradition of Haida art. Born in Victoria, British Columbia, Reid has applied innovative techniques to his artistic legacy and has passed on his valuable knowledge to younger artists.

    Each blanket is 50" X 60" and made out of 100% Polyester.

$34.95

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Chilkat Velura Throw Blanket
Size: 152 cm H x 127 cm W
, 2014
  • Why not bring your home to life by complementing any room with the wonderfully unique Chilkat Velura™ throw.

    The Chilkat is a reproduction of an original weaving in the Canadian Museum of Civilization in Hull. Originally woven from mountain goat wool and cedar bark, these blankets were the specialty of the Tlinget, whose territory was at the mouth of the Chilkat River in Alaska.

    Using highly abstracted crest designs in blue, yellow, white, and black , this exceptional Chilkat blanket, was initially developed by the Tsimshian people of the same area, and bears the weaver’s interpretation of the traditional “Diving Whale” pattern.

    This intricately beautiful design has been recreated on our classic, luxuriously soft Velura™ throw.

    Licensed exclusively to Kanata Blanket Company by the Canadian Museum of Civilization. The Museum is recognized as one of the premier cultural facilities of the twentieth century, promoting a greater understanding of cultural identity, history and culture. Royalties from sales of this item go to support the development of native art and culture.

    Each blanket is 50" X 60" and made out of 100% Polyester.

$47.95

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Connie Dickens - Raven Blanket (Black)
Size: 114 cm W X 135 cm H
  • Connie Dickens Raven Design Blankets. Dimensions: 114x 135 cm.

$49.95

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Debra Sparrow - Returning of the Salmon Velura Throw Blanket
Size: 152 cm H x 127 cm W
, 2015
  • This Velura throw features a print by acclaimed Musqueam Nation artist & weaver, Debra Sparrow… the Returning of the Salmon.

    In beautiful, vibrant colors this wonderfully unique throw will add a splash of color and culture to any room.

    Each blanket is 50" X 60" and made out of 100% Polyester.

$47.95

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Israel Shotridge - Lovebirds Velura Throw Blanket
Size: 152 cm H x 127 cm W
, 2015
  • Our soft and cuddly Velura™ throw with the brilliant and unique ‘Lovebirds’ design by Israel Shotridge.

    The Lovebirds design represents a combination of the two main moieties among the Native Peoples of the Northwest Coast. The Eagle and the Raven, together as one, they are Lovebirds.

    This beautiful throw is perfect for bringing a touch of Native culture into your home. Add to the bedroom or study to create a relaxed and urban stylish atmosphere.



    About the artist:

    Israel Shotridge is one of Alaska’s finest Tlingit carvers. He is from Ketchikan, Alaska and belongs to the Bear Clan – the “Teikweidee.” For almost 30 years, Israel has accomplished many significant works of art. As an Alaskan Native Artist, Israel brings to his work the pride and sensitivity of his Indian heritage. Preserving the art of traditional Tlingit carving has been a natural for him. The sophisticated beauty of the Tlingit designs are highly regarded in the art world and his fine work is faithful to those traditional natural images.

    Each blanket is 50" X 60" and made out of 100% Polyester.

$47.95

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James Hart - Haida Dreamtime Velura Throw Blanket
Size: 152 cm H x 127 cm W
, 2014
  • This wonderful design entitled ‘Dreamtime’ by James Hart shows classic Haida images in bold red and black colors, which are traditional of this native art form.

    This beautiful design is now featured on our super soft Velura™ throw. The ‘Dreamtime’ design is licensed to Kanata Blanket Company through the Canadian Museum of Civilization which, for over 150 years, has established a tradition of preserving Canada’s cultural history and making it accessible to all Canadians.

    About the artist

    Born in 1952 into the Eagle Clan at Old Massett, James (Jim) Hart is one of the Northwest Coast’s most accomplished Haida artists. Jim Hart comes from a long line of Haida chiefs who were carvers. In 1999 Jim was named hereditary chief of the Stastas Eagle Clan and received his Haida name as, 7idansuu. With this title Jim has many responsibilities to carry out for his people and is committed to working with emerging young artists from his community.

    Each blanket is 50" X 60" and made out of 100% Polyester.

$47.95

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