Chief Joseph Shawl – Ivory – Pendleton

$279.00

This Shawl is 68″ x 68″ plus 4″ fringe, 82% pure virgin wool/18% cotton. Dry clean. Made in the USA. Designed in the 1920s, the Chief Joseph design continues to be one of the most popular blankets. It commemorates the heroism of the Nez Perce…

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This Shawl is 68″ x 68″ plus 4″ fringe, 82% pure virgin wool/18% cotton. Dry clean. Made in the USA. Designed in the 1920s, the Chief Joseph design continues to be one of the most popular blankets. It commemorates the heroism of the Nez Perce warrior, Chief Joseph. It is the oldest on-going Pendleton blanket. Its design is balanced with arrowheads symbolizing bravery and pointing in all directions of Mother Earth. These shawls are frequently used for traditional dances and ceremonies. This shawl will always be an honored gift and a symbol of Native American tradition.