‘Chilkat Dance Blankets’ – as they are commonly known – are a product of an old weaving tradition practiced by native peoples of the Pacific coastal areas of Alaska and British Columbia. Their structure is a surprisingly complex mix of twining, plaiting, and weft wrapping used skillfully to create complex curvilinear designs.
We are often approached for advice on appraising Oriental andarea rugs. In our next installment on this topic we will address “identification and appraisal”. Read on to learn more about “valuation and appraisal” in which we address commonly asked questions.
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