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chill cats

September 2, 2011

chilkat blankets!!! originally created by the tsimshian people of the pacific northwest coast & alaska, it was the tlingit that really adopted the style and started producing these blankets, which were quite expensive and indicated the high status and wealth of the wearer. with the flattened faces of animals, eyes, and natural forms, these precious...
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melting pot

November 21, 2009

ruthenian woman i love looking at the new york public library’s digital galleries. check out these fantastic portraits from their collection of images from ellis island taken between 1902 and 1914. really makes me wish we still dressed traditionally. isn’t america beautiful? guadeloupean woman german stowaway (!!!) laplander children (possibly swedish) romanian piper italian...
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