Hi John and Everyone,
Here is a part of one of my favorites on the topic of this Salon -- from the Gulf of Georgia, the other one...
Hi Sue -
I hadn't encountered the "Viking" hypothesis, but they did seem to get around.
Should we be looking for similarly shaped Scandanavian textiles?
R. John Howe
They did, indeed, get around. But sailing the Pacific? It would take a pretty authoritative source with information that's passed professional scrutiny to convince me of that.