Woven Art & Beyond LLC
Bill Helin© "The Eagle" Velura Throw Blanket - Tsimshian
For a gift that has a West Coast feel, bring warmth and culture into your home with this unique super soft Velura™ throw, printed with licensed Bill Helin© life crest Eagle design. PLEASE NOTE: This will be available again first week of October. Can be backordered.
Blankets have always been an integral part of North American life from their early use as clothing and shelter to their trading value as a form of barter exchange. In honor of these traditions, these Tsimshian Life crest designs by Bill Helin are now offered on our ultra soft Velura™ throw.
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.
- Size: 50” x 60”
- Artist: Bill Helin
- Design: The Eagle - Navy
- Material: 100% Polyester
- Care Instructions: Machine wash separately in cold water on gentle cycle. Tumble dry low heat.
- Packaged in vinyl zippered bag.
About the Artist:
Bill Helin ( WeLaaxum Yout ) was born in Prince Rupert, B.C. in 1960. His ancestry is Tsimshian Indian and Norwegian. Both Tsimshian Grandparents were Chiefs.
Bill’s many masterpieces are found in collections around the world and have even traveled in outer space. His creative inspirations are portrayed in many different mediums and his designing/artistic abilities have no boundaries.