What we have here is a Dynamic. Native Northwest Coast Shell Button PADDLING VEST with Rare image of a Two Headed Seawolf on Back, on Front has Attached Carved and Painted Wood Paddle Ornaments with Shell Inlays... This vest is quite big and would fit a large person, when folded flat on hanger (as seen in photos) measures 30 1/2 inches tall by 25 inches wide.
Just look at the fantastic powerful designs on this wonderful piece... Elaborate buttonwork and Two Headed Seawolf displays well. This Vest was made for and was used during Paddling Ceremonies where the NWC members paddle together within their large carved cedar canoes, a tradition that continues to this day for special occasions.
Used vintage condition with wear... As with many NWC pieces there may or may not be loose threads holes tears rubs wear stains soiling bead/button loss etc as is common with Native beadwork.
See photos for overall condition... I do not know how old this is but it is used with wear post 1950...Look at the photos and you decide to your best judgement what this is, the condition, its age, its completeness and what this is worth! Enjoy for a lifetime or resell for a profit! This is a nice piece, don't let it get away..
Please read entire listing for all conditions of sale. See photos as to the item's condition...To many but not all European countries including England, France, Belgium and Germany. If you ask to cancel an order I wil l not respond to your request! Don't let this get away! If you have any questions feel free to send me a message.
If you have any problems or concerns with your order please contact me first before leaving feedback so we can work it out, I want happy customers. The item "Vintage 2 HEADED SEAWOLF Shell Button PADDLING VEST Native Nothwest Coast X-Lrg" is in sale since Sunday, January 15, 2017. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Canada\ Aboriginal".The seller is "secretnewtgallery" and is located in British Columbia. This item can be shipped worldwide.