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Pendleton Woolen Mills is proud of a longstanding tradition that began with the production of beautiful wool blankets nearly a century ago. Inspired by the vivid colors and intricate designs of local and southwest Native American tribes, these blankets quickly became prized for ceremonial use, and as a standard of value and quality that continues to this day. Their exceptional quality, excellent value and lasting beauty were also highly regarded by the settlers of the area. As their popularity spread across the country, Pendleton blankets became one of the first fashion statements of the 20th century.

Pendleton continues to capture the timeless beauty and rich folklore inspired by authentic Native American designs for all to enjoy. Many of the blankets are still made in the original mill in Pendleton, Oregon. Today, however, the Pendleton tradition of quality and excellence is enhanced with the use of computer-aided design, high-speed looms and environmentally friendly manufacturing that makes production of these heirloom quality blankets even better and faster. In the spirit of the respect and friendship borne from this tradition, Pendleton salutes the inspiration behind it all - the Native American Indians. Go in Peace.
 

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Pendleton%20Woolen%20Mills - Star Wheels

Star Wheels
Category: Bed Collections

High atop the Big Horn Range in Wyoming sits one of the best-known medicine wheels or sacred hoops. This spoked circle of stones was created by Plains Indians between 300-800 years ago. Astronomers have noted that during the summer solstice the spokes of the wheel point to the rising and setting of the sun and four bright stars. At the center of the 80-foot, wheel-like circle is a pile of stones, or cairn, connected to the rim by spokes of stones. More cairns are found around the rim of the circle. The inner and outer cairns line up with rising stars as they appear for the first time on the horizon after being behind the sun. These appearances marked specific events such as the drought season, planting time or the end of summer and time to leave the soon-to-be-snowy mountaintop. The starry skies on which the Medicine Wheel is based inspired our Star Wheels design. Unnapped, sueded trim, 82% wool/18% cotton. Dry clean. Made in the USA.

Price: $249.00

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Pendleton%20Woolen%20Mills - Birch Path

Birch Path
Category: Bed Collections

An Odawa legend tells of Wiigwaas, a boy gifted by the creator at birth with the desire to help his people, HIs childhood was spent hunting, gathering, and construction shelters with his elders, Wiigwaas died young, and was buried in pure white buckskins. A white birch tree sprung from his grave, providing bark used for wigwams, canoes, hunting and fishing gear, containers, hats, garments, and more. Birch path honors the legend of Willgwaas and his aspiration to help others with an allover design of connected branches. Unnapped, sueded trim, 82% wool/ 18% cotton. Dry clean. Make in the USA.

Price: $249.00

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Pendleton%20Woolen%20Mills - Boro Patchwork

Boro Patchwork
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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Pendleton%20Woolen%20Mills - Infinite Steps

Infinite Steps
Category: Bed Collections

Through careful arrangement of color and shape, Infinite Steps creates a three-dimensional staircase on a two-dimensional plane. This is an optical illusion-an illustration that tricks the brain into seeing what is not actually there. The traditional craft of quilting uses many optical illusions in its patterns, such as Carpenter's Color Wheel, Tumbling Blocks, Pinwheels and variations of the Log Cabin pattern. Infinite Steps pays tribute to the precision and planning quilters use when creating these dazzling effects. Napped, whipstitch trim. 82% wool/18% cotton. Dry clean. Made in the USA.
Note: Pattern will run vertically.

Price: $199.00

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Pendleton%20Woolen%20Mills - North Star

North Star
Category: Bed Collections

Through the ages, a bright star in the Little Dipper has been a constant source of navigation for the peoples of Earth. The North Star appears stationary, and the Inuit call it Nuuttuittuq, the star that never moves. Paiute legend relates how a brave son named Na-Gah became the star that does not travel and the guiding light for all living creatures. Na-Gah climbed to the top of a high mountain to win his father's respect. The peak was so tall that he found himself high above all the other mountains. When his father came looking for him, he found Na-Gah stuck high on the mountain peak. Not wanting his son to die, his father turned Na-Gah into a star that shines brightly and guides all who can see him. The Native American-inspired central star and the deep colors of this blanket evoke the steady light of the North Star in the night sky. Unnapped, sueded trim. 82% wool/18% cotton. Dry clean. Made in the USA.

Price: $249.00

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Pendleton%20Woolen%20Mills - Pine Lodge

Pine Lodge
Category: Bed Collections

Pine Lodge reminds us of gatherings at the family cabin and weekends exploring nature. Pine tree and leaf motifs evoke memories of waking with the birds at dawn, and afternoons spent hiking the forest for a glimpse of its majestic wildlife, with the scent of pine in the air and needles crunching underfoot. Earthy and fiery shades recall evenings sharing tall tales around the campfire with stars shining overhead. Unnapped, sueded trim, 82% wool/18% cotton. Dry clean. Made in the USA.

Price: $249.00

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Pendleton%20Woolen%20Mills - Pueblo Dwelling

Pueblo Dwelling
Category: Bed Collections

A vintage design from 1923, the heyday of Native American trade blanket production. Dazzling colors and geo designs tell a story. Arrows symbolize the paths of life and power, while stars represent the bright morning star, a spirit honored by many pueblo dwellers. Unnapped, Sueded trim. 82% pure virgin wool/18% cotton. Dry clean. Made in USA.

Price: $249.00

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Pendleton%20Woolen%20Mills - Rio Canyon

Rio Canyon
Category: Bed Collections

The slot canyons of the American Southwest are geographic wonders with spiritual significance to local tribes. Carved over eons by streams, rivers and washes that now run dry, the canyon walls today reveal colorful layers of Navajo Sandstone and a rich geologic history. In times past, Navajo carefully entered these deep formations, mindful of the presence of the Great Spirit. Our earthy Rio Canyon design nods to this magical beauty and the subtle striations of color revealed by water moving through stone. Unnapped, sueded trim, 82% wool/18% cotton. Dry clean. Made in the USA.

Price: $249.00

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Pendleton%20Woolen%20Mills - Saltillo Diamond

Saltillo Diamond
Category: Bed Collections

This pattern echoes the influences on the Rio Grande weavers of New Mexico, who produced cotton weavings as early as 800 AD. When churro sheep arrived in the region in 1540, shepherds, spinners and weavers elevated utilitarian weaving to art through color and pattern. The Saltillo Diamond, a Mexican motif, was adopted into later Rio Grande weavings. Grande blankets were made of two strips joined in the middle by the Costura del Centro, or central seam. Napped, whipstitch trim. 82% wool/18% cotton. Dry clean. Made in the USA.
Note: Pattern will run vertically.

Price: $199.00

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Pendleton%20Woolen%20Mills - San Miguel, Grey

San Miguel, Grey
Category: Bed Collections

A pattern inspired by mid-to-late 19th century Native American weaving traditions and the influence of Spinach missionaries in the Southwest. The design's roots are in the traditional banded Cheif Stripe design, which evolved into a "nine-element" layout. The missionaly influence is evident in the corss symbol - seen in the beaded designs of Plains Indians and Navajo weavings. The reversible jacquard has two dramatically different looks, grey on one side, ivory on the other. Unnapped, sueded trim. 82% wool/18% cotton. Dry clean. Made in USA. Standard sham fits 20 in. x 26 in. pillow.

Price: $249.00

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