Grateful Nation Pendleton Blanket - Shumakolowa Native Arts
Grateful Nation Pendleton Blanket - Shumakolowa Native Arts
Grateful Nation Pendleton Blanket - Shumakolowa Native Arts
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Grateful Nation Pendleton Blanket

Item Number: 029720
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Description

The fabric of our nation is woven with the sacrifices of our veterans. In recognition of selfless sacrifice, Pendleton's Grateful Nation jacquard blanket honors the brave men and women who have defended freedom throughout the history of the United States of America. Each stripe represents a service ribbon awarded to veterans for conflicts from Word War II to the War on Terror. The stars and stripes of the American Flag are depicted at the center of the blanket. This unique blanket is an inspiration for the young soldier, a tribute to the veteran and a symbol of American national pride.

Details

  • Collectible Pendleton blanket
  • 82% pure virgin wool and 18% cotton
  • Blanket measures 64”x 80”
  • Made in the USA
  • Dry clean

Pendleton blankets require special care. For more information about proper care and cleaning, please read our Care Guide.

About the Artist

For more than a century, Pendleton has woven the legends and symbols of Native American tribes into beautiful blankets. A team of designers interprets the icons and symbols of Southwest Native cultures and a skilled team of artisans at Pendleton’s American Woolen Mills turns these into exquisitely crafted blankets.

Collector's Guide

Since 1909, Pendleton Woolen Mills has produced iconic woolens of incredible beauty and quality. The blankets are made in Pendleton’s American mills, where every step of the weaving process is completed, from carding and spinning to the weaving of yarn into fabric on high-speed looms. Pendleton’s first Indian trade blanket was produced in 1909 at the company’s mill in Oregon. The blankets were brought to Southwest Native American tribes and exchanged for silver jewelry, wool or other items of value. Pendleton designers drew upon traditional Native American patterns to create blankets that were more colorful and detailed than earlier trading blankets brought to the region. Southwestern Native American tribes used the blankets as apparel and as a standard of value for trading and credit. They were also prized for ceremonial uses, playing a part in dowries, weddings, gift giving, powwows, dance prizes, naming ceremonies, funerals and memorials. Still renowned for their intricate patterns and premium quality, Pendleton blankets are a unique collectible that can be passed down to future generations.

Read our Pendleton Collector's Guide.

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