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Debra Sparrow© "Ten" Northwest Native Throw Blanket
Debra Sparrow "Ten" Woven Cotton Throw Blanket. In Salish "Ten" means Mother. The original version was woven as a wall hanging in collaboration with the Museum of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia, Canada. Reproduced as a throw blanket under license from the Museum of Anthropology and royalties from the sale of this blanket are used by the Museum to promote Native heritage.
The striking range of geometric repeats woven in "Ten" symbolize the many life events and accomplishments of the designers, Debra and Robyn Sparrow. Dedicated in honor of their mother, whose strength and wisdom has helped guide them through their many achievements.
Fringed cotton throw in single layer tapestry design. Faux suede lasered patch in tan that highlights this is a licensed design. Complemented with hang tag telling artist story and about the blanket.
The woven designs of Debra and Robyn Sparrow integrate the rich history and culture of the Coast Salish people.
Size: 52” x 68”
Artist: Debra Sparrow
Content: 100% Cotton, Jacquard Woven
Care Instructions: Recommended dry cleaning but can be hand washed in cold, separately. Hang to dry. Do not bleach.
Origin: USA Made.
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.