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The Chilkat Voile Scarf-Sarong Northwest Chilkat Design

$ 34.00

This unique art voile scarf is Northwest Chilkat design, and part of The Canadian Museum of History. Individually presented with a wrap that tells the story of the design and the artist. Our Voile Scarves are lightweight and soft to wear. Large enough to wear as a Sarong or Shawl. Free Shipping!

  • Size: 39.5 x 76.75
  • Design:  The Chilkat
  • Care Instructions: Gentle wash on cold, hang to dry. Do not tumble dry.

See also our "The Chilkat" Throw Blanket (seen above) in our "NW Coastal Tribe Artist Designs - Tlingit, Haida + Tsimshian" category. Comes in Jacquard Woven Cotton and Soft, plush Velura™.

The Chilkat is a reproduction of an original weaving in the Canadian Museum of Civilization in Hull. A 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.

The Museum is recognized as one of the premier cultural facilities of the twentieth century, promoting a greater understanding of cultural identity and history.


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