Pendleton Woolen Mills has created distinctive blankets honoring America’s National Parks since the early 1900s. Each blanket has unique historic designs and colors that date back to frontier trading posts. The original blankets had 3, 4, or 5 black stripes incorporated in the design, which indicated the value. Fur trappers would bring their catch to the trading posts, and traders would hold up fingers to indicate the weight of the blanket in pounds that they were willing to trade for the trapper’s goods.
Choose Glacier National Park in Montana (natural with black, yellow, red, and green stripes), Yellowstone National Park spanning Wyoming, Montana, and Idaho (yellow with red and navy stripes), or Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona (navy with yellow, orange, and red stripes). Each blanket has the Pendleton label with the park name and an image of an important natural feature in the park.
100% virgin wool. Woven at the Pendleton Woolen Mill in Washougal, Washington.
I bought several of these blankets for my cabin, on a wooded wilderness lake. We have a wood stove for heat, no electricity, and we shower in cold water that we pump from the lake. I wanted some colorful blankets to put on the beds, the sofa bed, and the chairs by the fire. I also wanted something warm to curl up in when the nights get cold, and after the aforementioned shower! These blankets are so nice, colorful and warm, and thicker than they look in the photos. The "full" size completely covers a queen size mattress with no side drop. I purchased the Glacier, Grand Canyon, and Yellowstone blankets. I would like to see the blankets from Yosemite, Crater Lake, Acadia and Rainier National Parks offered also. It's also nice to see more items featured from National Geographic that are made in the U.S.A. These are 100% pure virgin wool, made in Portland, Oregon.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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