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Debra Sparrow© Thunderbird Embroidered on Black Plush Velura™ Throw Blanket

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Debra Sparrow© Thunderbird Embroidered on Black Plush Velura™ Throw Blanket

$ 55.00

Thunderbird Velura™ Throw. Soft, plush Velura™ fabric throw, embroidered with Debra Sparrow's simple yet powerful Thunderbird design. The Thunderbird is a Native American symbol of creation marking the separation between the heavens and the earth. As the Creator, Destroyer and Controller of Nature, the Thunderbird must be honored and appeased at all cost.

The Thunderbird is a supreme Nature Spirit. Its eyes were made from the sun and, upon waking in the morning, the Thunderbird issued the dawning day. When retiring at night, its sleepily closing eyes marked the onset of dusk.

All designs licensed through Debra Sparrow or the Museum of Anthropology and come with a hang tag about this artist.

  • Size:  50” x 60”
  • Artist: Debra Sparrow
  • Color: Black with Embroidered Thunderbird
  • Content: 100% Polyester (Soft Velura™)
  • Care Instructions: Wash before use. Wash separately in cold water, machine wash. Do not bleach. Gentle dry
  • Origin: USA Made

An ideal way to celebrate any trip to the North West is with an item that is unique to this region and carries much significance in the native community.

About The Artist:

The Sparrow Sisters have been continually inspired by their ancestors’ strength, creativity and intelligence. Debra and Robyn Sparrow have been creating Salish weavings for over 20 years. Debra is a self-taught Musqueam designer who was born and raised on the Musqueam Reserve. She integrates her peoples’ history into her art and design work. It is Debra’s hope to educate others about the beauty and integrity of her people’s history through her art.

 


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