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Mkwa Reversible Eco-Friendly Blanket
Mkwa Reversible Eco-Friendly Blanket
Mkwa Reversible Eco-Friendly Blanket

Mkwa Reversible Eco-Friendly Blanket

Regular price $145.00

Our eco-friendly everyday blankets are made from sustainable fabric woven in Italy. It’s perfect for family picnics, camping, getting cozy around the campfire and is made large enough for a queen size bed or a throw blanket. The warm and luxurious wool/acrylic/polyester blend makes them soft, yet washable. The trim adds a beautiful finish.


Throw fabric 

50% recycled polyester, 30% acrylic, 20% recycled wool

Perfect soft and warm blend that will last a long time.

Size: 60 inches x 80 inches


How to clean your eco-friendly everyday blanket


Wash on cold, hang to dry .

 

About the Modern Star Quilt Mkwa Design

The Bear, or Mkwa in the Ojibwe language, is symbol of courage and balance. Nikki was drawn to include Bears in this design to show the reciprocal relationship to Mother Earth and to the animals. The Stars show our connection to the universe.

The domes are the Haudenosaunee design that represents the Skyworld.  

The florals using Anishinaabe woodland designs, remind us of the beauty of nature.

The berries to honour the bears. The trees and forest are the original place of healing and wellness; in the forest we find our medicines, solitude, peace and balance.

 

About the Indigenous Artist Nikki Shawana

 

Star Quilt Design Eco-friendly Blanket

Nikki Shawana is a mother, wife, business woman, teacher, friend and loves to travel North America to dance and sing at Pow Wows. When it comes to making art, she follows in the footsteps of her grandparents who were talented craftspeople. Nikki enjoys making moccasins, mittens, beadwork, sweetgrass baskets and Star Quilts.


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