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Bill Helin© "The Wolf" Velura Throw Blanket - Tsimshian
Bring warmth and culture into your home with this unique super soft Velura™ throw, printed with licensed Bill Helin© life crest Wolf design.
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, the Tsimshian Life crest designs by Bill Helin has been recreated on these ultra soft Velura™ throws.
In Tsimshian mythology, each symbol has powerful meaning. The Wolf Prowler of the night, traveling in packs to keep strong, and supporting each other, the Wolf is given to show respect; it symbolizes supporting one another as within a relationship, a team or a family.
- Size: 50” x 60”
- Artist: Bill Helin
- Design: The Wolf - Grey/Black
- 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.