Jacquard Unity Blanket - The College Fund

Jacquard Unity Blanket - The College Fund

Brave Star

Regular price £ 390.00 GBP £ 390.00 GBP Sale

These Pendleton blankets are robe size, which is the size preferred by Native Americans for ceremonial purposes and wrapping about oneself as a robe. These blankets fit perfectly over a double bed, can be used for wall hangings or just for cuddling up on the sofa.

Details:

In this blanket pattern, a horse gallops through a Lakota village of traditional tepees at sunrise, while a geometric Morning Sun greets the dawn over each dwelling. The Lakota word for horse is Sunka Wakan or "Holy Dog," a symbol that stands for strength and unity. This wool blanket was designed by Native American artist by Chelysa Owens-Cyr, and is crafted from start to finish at our Pendleton, Oregon, mill, for quality you can count on.

Created exclusively for the American Indian College Fund, a nonprofit organization that helps fund scholarships for Native American students and tribal colleges. Your purchase helps support their honorable mission.

  • 64" x 80"
  • Unnapped; fabric is left uncombed for left uncombed for sharper pattern definition
  • Felt binding
  • 82% pure virgin wool/18% cotton
  • Fabric woven in our American mills
  • Dry clean
  • Made in USA

About the artist:
Chelysa Owens-Cyr (Fort Peck Assiniboine and Dakota Sioux/Pasqua First Nations Cree) is an artist from Montana's Fort Peck Indian Reservation. As a College Fund scholar, she studies Business Administration at Fort Peck Community College. She is a self-taught contemporary ledger artist, beader, graphic designer and painter, influenced by her family and culture.

82% pure virgin wool/18% cotton. Dry clean. Made in the USA. 64" x 80" (163 x 203 cm).