Pani la Shar Pawnee double face scarf 90


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Double face scarf in silk twill with hand-rolled edges (100% silk).

Two expressions of the same design are featured on either side of the scarf. A scarf of many faces, the Pani La Shar Pawnee design is featured in both a colored version and a bandana version.

Made in France

Designed by Kermit Oliver

Dimensions: 90 x 90 cm

The story behind

This portrait is a tribute to the Pawnee, a tribe from the Nebraska and Kansas plains that was forced into exile in the Indian Territory of Oklahoma at the end of the 19th century. Sumptuously dressed, Pani La Shar Pawnee holds a sculpted peace pipe featuring a galloping horse. His calm gaze and proud bearing express the great dignity of his people. Peace pipes and bison heads decorate the corners of this composition, around which run horses and their riders inspired by Karl Bodmer's notebooks. The work of this 19th-century illustrator remains a precious record of Native American culture. Pani La Shar Pawnee, designed in 1984, was the first scarf imagined by Kermit Oliver.