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Askutasquash

Askutasquash

Manufacturer: Pendleton Woolen Mills
Category: Blankets/Robes/Throws

These blankets are robe size, the size preferred by Native Americans for ceremonial purposes and wrapping about oneself as a robe. They are impressive as wall hangings and practical when folded on a sofa or at the foot of a bed.
The central image on this design showcases images reminiscent of the squash blossom beadwork crafted by Native American jewelry makers of the Southwest. The iconic "squash blossom" necklace first appeared in the 1880s. Some say the squash blossom bead design is directly connected to the importance of the plant itself. Others say it is simply a pleasing design element, perhaps inspired by the buttons on pants worn by the Spanish and Mexican horsemen. Regardless, there is no denying the importance of squash to numerous Native American farmers. The word is from Narragansett Indians of Rhode Island. They used the word askutasquash which meant "eaten raw or uncooked." Different kinds of squash were grown as food by numerous tribes. It was the first of the "three sisters" (squash, corn and beans) to be domesticated. Beautiful bead design or flower of sustaining crop, the squash blossom deserves celebrating.

  • Napped, felt bound
  • 82% pure virgin wool/18% cotton
  • Dry clean
  • Made in the USA

Price: $249.00

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Boro Patchwork

Boro Patchwork

Manufacturer: Pendleton Woolen Mills
Category: Bed Collections

Boro patchwork reflects the Japanese value of "mottainai," or "too good to waste." Boro, which means "rags," describes clothing or bedding that has been patched and repaired many times. Peasants, merchants and artisans in Japan wore it for more than 300 years, from the Edo period in the 1600s through the early Showa period in the 1920s. Patches are often worked in "hishizashi," personal stitching patterns developed by menders. Some Boro items are sewn through generations. The beautiful indigo shades of repaired cotton and rough-spun hemp work together in a subtle patchwork that reflects a culture's devotion to preservation. Napped, whipstitch trim. 82% pure virgin wool/18% cotton. Dry clean. Made in the USA.

Price: $199.00

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Bright River - Blanket Robe

Bright River - Blanket Robe

Manufacturer: Pendleton Woolen Mills
Category: Blankets/Robes/Throws

These blankets are robe size, the size preferred by Native Americans for ceremonial purposes and wrapping about oneself as a robe. They are impressive as wall hangings and practical when folded on a sofa or at the foot of a bed. Felt bound. 82% pure virigin wool/18% cotton. Dry clean. Made in the USA.

The Bright River blanket is a brilliant interpretation of the Navajo weaving style known as the Eye Dazzler. In it vibrant color flows and undulates like sunset reflected on the waters of a Southwest river. Mesmerizing designs such as these appeared during the Transitional period (1880-1895) when Navajo weavers shifted from making blankets to crafting rugs. During that time traders introduced Germantown yarns via the Santa Fe Railroad. The colorful, 4-ply wool yarns were produced at textile mills in Germantown, Pennsylvania. Unlike traditional handspun yarns, these new yarns boasted consistent textures and fabulous new colors from commercial aniline dyes. They encouraged experimentation, innovation and creativity among the weavers. Intricate new designs were influenced by the dramatic serapes woven in northern Mexico. Borrowing from the elaborate serrated diamonds of Rio Grande/Saltillo serapes, Navajo weavers created eye-dazzling optical effects in brilliant new color palettes. Unnapped, Whipstitched.

Price: $249.00

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Buell Manufacturing Co. Tribute VII

Buell Manufacturing Co. Tribute VII

Manufacturer: Pendleton Woolen Mills
Category: Blankets/Robes/Throws

The Pendleton Tribute Series pays homage to the American mills that pioneered the weaving of Indian trade blankets. As a long standing contemporary of these mills, we are pleased to present this historical collection. Lightly napped. Felt binding. 82% pure virgin wool/18% cotton. Dry clean. Made in the USA.

The Buell Manufacturing Company of St. Joseph, Missouri, offered blankets that were distinctly Navajo in design. Buell designs were more directly related to traditional Native American weavings.

Price: $249.00

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Buffalo Roam

Buffalo Roam

Manufacturer: Pendleton Woolen Mills
Category: Blankets/Robes/Throws

These blankets are robe size, the size preferred by Native Americans for ceremonial purposes and wrapping about oneself as a robe. They are impressive as wall hangings and practical when folded on a sofa or at the foot of a bed. Felt bound. 82% pure virigin wool/18% cotton. Dry clean. Made in the USA.

The buffalo was revered by many Native American tribes. The meat gave them food. The hides provided robes for warmth, tepee covers for shelter and shields for protection. Napped.

Price: $249.00

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Chimayo Fringed Throws

Chimayo Fringed Throws

Manufacturer: Pendleton Woolen Mills
Category: Blankets/Robes/Throws

Brightly patterned and vividly colored, these beautifully detailed jacquard designs are delicately fulled to a light hand. The designs are inspired by the rich textile traditions of the American Southwest. 100% wool. Dry clean. Made in the USA.

Price: $149.00

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Crossroads

Crossroads

Manufacturer: Pendleton Woolen Mills
Category: Blankets/Robes/Throws

Crossroads Knit Throw: The Crossroads design reflects First Nations teachings and the power of the four directions, the number "four" is sacred among many Native American tribes. East represents the physical body, the realm of the Warrior. West represents the heart and the path of the Visionary. North is the region of the mind and the wisdom of the Teacher. South represents the spirit, enlightenment and the realm of the Healer. Balance and harmony are achieved where the directions meet at the center of the Medicine Wheel. Crosses in this jacquard pattern symbolize the crossroads where the paths meet the place where an individual becomes whole.

100% Super Washed Merino Wool. Machine washable. Imported.

Price: $299.00

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Gettysburg Blanket

Gettysburg Blanket

Manufacturer: Woolrich Woolen Mills

Civil War
Woolrich supplied Civil War troops with blankets from 1851-1865. Today one can own a blanket made in the same Woolrich Woolen Mill as the originals.
80% Reprocessed Wool / 20% Nylon
Made in the USA

Price: $115.00

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Glacier Park Flannel Sheets - Queen

Glacier Park Flannel Sheets - Queen

Manufacturer: Pendleton Woolen Mills
Category: Bed Collections

Introducing Pendleton's own pure cotton flannel sheets, gently brushed for exceptional softness. Printed in our signature pattern to complement any bed in your home with quality, value and comfort. Made in Germany using a tightly woven flannel, for a substantial long-wearing finish. Set includes one flat sheet, one fitted sheet and two pillowcases. 100% cotton flannel. Machine washable. Imported.

  • Flat: 90 in. x 102 in.
  • Fitted: 60 in. x 80 in.
  • Case: 20 in. x 30 in.
Note: Glacier not available in Canada.

Price: $149.00

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Glacier Park Knit Throw

Glacier Park Knit Throw

Manufacturer: Pendleton Woolen Mills
Category: Blankets/Robes/Throws

This new collection is a fresh interpretation of the Glacier National Parkstripe in an unbelievably luxe knitted throw and matching pillow. This knit is dimensional, warm, lofty, replicating a timeless hand knit. 50% cotton, 40% merino wool, 10% nylon knit. Dry clean only.

Price: $149.00

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