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Bamboo Headband - Fleece Printed

$20.00

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Designer's Notes: Stylish cozy headband with a 5" width and classic turban twist. Can be styled in front or back. No unsightly seams, reducing chaffing. Designed in mind with Bamboo Fleece moisture wicking properties.

Features

  • Bamboo faux-fleece fabric
  • Heritage print on the headband
  • Keeps shape 
  • Makes a great gift

Size & Fit

  • One size

Materials & Care

  • Fabrics: 60% Viscose Bamboo/ 35% Organic Cotton/ 5% Lycra
  • Special Garment Care: Protect your print! Turn garment inside out.  Machine or hand wash cold.  Delicate cycle/ Dry flat
*Our bamboo fabric is knit and dyed in Ontario using fairtrade yarn and low-impact dyes

    Story of La Flèche

    The Métis people helped shape the Canada of today, mainly in terms of the expansion of the west. The Métis became the link between the First Nations and their European allies, assisted by their wives who translated the native languages and helped resolve any cultural issues that arose. Métis Artist David Albert created this arrow (flèche) to pay tribute to the trading activities between the Métis and First Nations people. The Métis were, in fact, astute business people. The flower represents the Métis, also known as the "flower beadwork people," and the Arrow represents the First Nations and the connection between them. 

    Story of Spirit of The North

    To the Inuit people the Polar Bear is regarded as the embodiment of the spirit of the North, an animal who possesses ancient wisdom. The Aboriginal Plains people used Eagle feathers in ceremonies as a symbol of respect and healing. David Albert, an Aboriginal Métis artist, captured the beauty and essence of both, using a Haida style in his design.

    Story of Catherine’s Vine

    The Grey Nuns first introduced silk embroidery to the Red River Métis in 1844. Métis women used silk embroidery to decorate their clothing. They established a mission school in Ile-à-La Crosse where Catherine was born. Andréanne’s métis ancestor Catherine, embroidered in the « Lake Winnipeg Small flower style ». This style was generally made up of tiny sinuous flowers, long leaves and tendrils. The flowers were often rosettes, layered in shades of reds and pinks. From samples of Catherine’s embroidery, still owned by her family, Andréanne was inspired to create the design she calls Catherine’s Vine.