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Traditional Indian Star Blanket
Rita L. Corbiere
Ojibwa, Wikwemikong, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada
1991
Cotton with polyester filling
83" x 91”
MSUM 7181.1
Photo by Pearl Yee Wong, all rights reseved by the Michigan State University Museum

From the artist:
  It is the Traditional Indian Star Blanket (plus). The traditional part is the 7 pieces between the corners of the points. The plus part is the 7-point star which has a Thunder-bird incorporated inside the Star. The Indian Star Blanket is usually an 8-pointed star, which is easier to make than the 7-pointed star.


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