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Dragonfly Hat


  • Medium: spruce root
  • Size: 7 × 14.5 × 14.5 inches
  • Reference Code: WM50402

I believe that the right to the use of certain patterns was passed on through families, and I believe that I am entitled to weave the Dragonfly pattern because all the hats that I have seen in museums across North America that were created by my great-grandmother were woven in variations of this particular pattern. This leads me to believe that woven designs were like crests; they were recognized as belonging to a particular family.

Isabel Rorick

Isabel Rorick



(1955- )

Isabel was born in Old Masset, Haida Gwaii (Queen Charlotte Islands in British Columbia), into the Raven moiety Yahgu’7laanaas. Her Haida name, S’it kwuns, means Red Moon, which was a name held by her maternal great-grandmother Isabella Edenshaw. She comes from a long line of weavers, including her mother, Primrose Adams; her aunt Delores Churchill, and cousins April and Holly Churchill. She began to weave seriously in 1982.

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