ISSUE 79  |  Made in America

5 Patriot’s Blankets: Loomed in the USA

July 04, 2013 1:00 PM

BY Julie Carlson

What’s more American than a classic wool blanket? Here are five classics that exude a patriotic vibe.

Above: Portland, OR-based Schoolhouse Electric commissioned a special-edition blanket from Pendleton in red or gray.

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Above: The Foot Soldier Military Wool Blanket in navy and cream is $184.50 for a twin size from Faribault.

Civil War Gettysburg Twin Blanket

Above: The Civil War Gettysburg Twin Blanket is made of reprocessed wool and nylon, warm enough for outdoor evenings; $109 from Woolrich.


Above: The linen/cotton Personal Day Blanket by Maine-based Brahms Mount is $248 at Steven Alan.


US Military Foot Soldier Blanket from Faribault Mills, Remodelista

Above: Faribault Mill’s Foot Solider Military Wool Blanket has been manufactured since 1917 and was originally designed to adapt to the varying temperatures of Cadet sleeping quarters. Made from heavy double-weave wool and available in four different colors and finishes, the blanket is $119.50 for the twin size.