Northwest Coast Cotton Oven Mitt
Maynard Johnny Jr., Simone Diamond
This 100% Cotton Oven Mitt features the designs Hummingbird by Coast Salish and Kwakwaka'wakw artist Maynard Johnny Jr, and Moon by Coast Salish artist Simone Diamond. An essential item for cooking on the coast, these well-insulated and heat-resistant singular mitts add a splash of colour to any kitchen. Pair with our matching tea towels and moon and hummingbird mugs, to complete the set.
The Hummingbird is the joyful messenger and a symbol of health. When a Hummingbird appears, healing will follow.
The Moon is a symbol of protection and is often referred to as a guardian. It is also associated with transformation.
Maynard Johnny Jr. born in Campbell River, BC, in 1973, is of Coast Salish descent on his father’s side, and Kwakwaka’wakw descent on his mother’s side. At the early age of six, Maynard began drawing portraits of his family and replicating comics. By the age of seventeen, he began to explore Northwest Coast Native design and continues to this day.
Born in Duncan B.C. and now resides in the Stó:lō Territory. Her designs are in the West Coast Salish style and incorporate such mediums as pencil, painting and carving. Simone is a self-taught artist that has a strong family history of influential West Coast Salish artists.
- Dimensions: 7" x 12.5"
- Each oven mitt is sold individually
- 100% natural unbleached cotton, non-slip. Water-based non-toxic ink
- Each Tea Towel comes with information on the artist and the design
- Royalties are paid to each artist
Protects up to 415F/218C of constant heat