Chilkat Inspired Bentwood Box

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Red Cedar wood, Yellow Cedar wood, Acrylic paint

Specific and unique to the Northwest Coast People is the bentwood or bent-corner box or container. A most outstanding item of the First Nations people, it is a made from one single plank of wood through a lengthy steaming process – a method strictly adapted by the coastal peoples.

Chilkat references the beautiful blankets originally created by the Chilkat tribe near Alaska. These intricate blankets were created only by those noblewomen in the community who had the inherited right to do so.

6 x 11.5 x 8.5"

$4,100.00 CAD

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Specific and unique to the Northwest Coast People is the bentwood or bent-corner box or container. A most outstanding item of the First Nations people, it is a made from one single plank of wood through a lengthy steaming process – a method strictly adapted by the coastal peoples.

Chilkat references the beautiful blankets originally created by the Chilkat tribe near Alaska. These intricate blankets were created only by those noblewomen in the community who had the inherited right to do so.

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