Ravens and Eagles

Naxine Weaver #205

Friday, January 24, 04:00 pm on FNX NAT

Duration: 0:23:39

Description: Descended from a long line of renowned weavers and artists, Evelyn Vanderhoop continues the tradition of making the Naxine robe, also known as Chilkat blankets. These highly esteemed robes are made by wrapping thin strips of cedar bark in mountain goat's wool into one textile. It takes many years to complete these intricate weaves. For the noble classes, these robes were not just adornments; they were a status symbol, showing the world your family crests and importance. Evelyn is one in a family of weavers, with sisters April and Holly Churchill themselves accomplished artists. They all learned from their mother, Delores Churchill.

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