Dancing Blanket

Red cedar
abalone, cedar bark
25″ (H) x 18″ (W)

Traditional Chilkat blankets are woven from wool and cedar bark, and worn like shawls by chiefs during ceremonial dances. They are named for the region where they originated, in the southernmost part of Alaska.

*on display at Tigh-na-Mara resort in Parksville

"I've found a passion for carving that's in my DNA.”
- Mike Bellis -

Mike Bellis is a Haida artist from Vancouver Island, BC, Canada

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EMAIL: mike@michaelbellis.com \\ PHONE: 250-713-2229