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MINI TIPI

Perfectly Imperfect Currant Sherpa Baby Blanket

Regular price
$50.00
Regular price
$85.00
Sale price
$50.00
Shipping calculated at checkout.

Made with recycled fabric

MINI TIPI creates high-quality pieces that are made to stand the test of time, therefore each product goes through an extensive quality control process. The construction of our pieces are always done with the utmost care but products that hold blemishes in the fabric never make it to the shelves. These pieces are just as beautiful, soft, and finished with the same attention to detail as you’d expect from any MINI TIPI product. So why waste perfectly usable products? Our Perfectly Imperfect products will allow you to enjoy some of the most luxurious blankets and shawls, the most versatile bags, at our biggest savings, while removing the impact of unnecessary waste on our planet.

This item is final sale and within the limit of stocks available.

Potential blemishes you may find in our Perfectly Imperfect Sale include fuzzy spot, fabric run, weaving error, small stain and slightly smaller size.

 

About the Currant Indigenous Baby Blanket

This blanket will be part of your everyday adventures. Perfect for all seasons. Bundled in the stroller or toboggan on chilly days, snuggled up with books or a movie on the couch, or your babes all tucked in in their crib or bed. This practical piece will become part of your family.

Perfectly Imperfect Currant Sherpa Baby Blanket © design is property of MINI TIPI. No total or partial reproduction is authorized without the consent of MINI TIPI.

ABOUT THE DESIGN

Star Quilts have been used for many generations among various Nations as gift of honour and protection. The Star Quilt design symbolizes our connection to the Universe and beyond. Nikki has incorporated the Star Quilt design as a tribute to her Nancy-baa (grandmother) , as well as Haudenosaunee SkyDome designs to honour the Mohawk designs and florals to honour her own Anishinaabe ancestry.

SIZE

30'' x 40 ''

MATERIAL & CARE

This warm and luxurious blanket is made from a mix of acrylic and wool and backed with lush sherpa for extra warmth and thickness.  Super soft wool/ acrylic blend reverses to cozy 100 % poly sherpa.

Wash on cold. Hang to dry.

Perfectly Imperfect Currant Sherpa Baby Blanket

About the artist Nikki Shawana

Odawa Nation, Eagle Clan

Wiikwemkoong unceded territory on Manitoulin Island

Nikki Shawana, currently living in Norfolk County, ON, is a multi-faceted woman. From being a talented artist and maker, to teaching and inspiring youths through workshops, and engaging in community through her performances as an esteemed Pow Wow Dancer, Shawana knows no limits. At an early age, Shawana learnt Pow Wow Dancing as a way to stay connected to her Anishinaabe roots while growing up in the urban setting of Southern Ontario. When it comes to making art, Shawana follows in the footsteps of her grandparents who were talented craftspeople and who inspired her to stay connected to her culture, language, and traditions. 

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FAQs

What makes MINI TIPI blankets special?

MINI TIPI’s products feature authentic Indigenous designs making them pieces of art in themselves. MINI TIPI not only creates exclusive designs, but also collaborates with Indigenous artists all across Turtle Island to provide a platform to highlight their art work as entrepreneurs and share their knowledge and teachings through beautiful designs. These products are unique, high quality, beautiful and conversation starters.

How to wash my MINI TIPI Blanket?

Due to the wool blend of MINI TIPI products, items can be washed on cold and hung to dry. 

How big are MINI TIPI blankets?

Our blankets are 60 inches by 80 inches.

Where is MINI TIPI’s fabric woven?

Our eco-friendly fabric is woven in Italy with recycled wool and polyester. 

How do MINI TIPI artist’s get paid?

MINI TIPI has a strong relationship with their collaborating artists and ensures long term support through their artist royalty program.