This wonderful Haida “Dreamtime” Velura™ Throw blanket by James Hart shows classic Haida images in bold red and black colors, which are traditional of this Indigenous art form.
This beautiful design is now featured on our super-soft Velura™ throw. The “Dreamtime” design is licensed to Kanata Blanket Company through the Canadian Museum of History, which has established a tradition of preserving Canada’s cultural history and making it accessible to all Canadians for over 150 years.
About the Artist
Born in 1952 into the Eagle Clan at Old Massett, James (Jim) Hart is one of the Northwest Coast’s most accomplished Haida artists. Jim Hart comes from a long line of Haida chiefs who were carvers. In 1999, Jim was named hereditary chief of the Stastas Eagle Clan and received his Haida name, 7idansuu. With this title, Jim has many responsibilities to carry out for his people and is committed to working with emerging young artists from his community.