Forked Eye Pillow
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Forked Eye Pillow

Forked Eye Pillow

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**PLEASE NOTE: Your pillow will be made using the Forked Eye pattern.  The exact piece of fabric on your pillow will vary, contributing to its uniqueness. The pillow you receive will not look the same as the image in the photo!

Beings wearing the Forked Eye Motif were understood in the southeastern ceremonial complex to reside in the Upper World. They have been found to be bi-forked, tri-forked or zig-zag lines down the face, suggesting preternatural qualities of watchfulness and power.

These are symbols of the Mississippian region, once part of the Chickasaw tribal homelands. Members of this widespread system of tribes with similar spiritual beliefs were early artisans who rendered the forked eye on a variety of items.

Many anthropologists suggest parallels to Peruvian art derived from eye markings of members of the falconidae or the flashing eye of the Thunder Bird.

Mahota Textiles is the first tribally owned textile company. We draw our inspiration from our Southeastern heritage, creating elevated and meaningful textiles designed in Oklahoma and woven in the USA.  

Front: 100% Egyptian Cotton
Back: Microsuede
Insert: 100% Poly Fiber Faux Down

Designed by Oklahoman Chickasaw artists, and woven in the USA.