Bean began its business in 1912, breaking into the home furnishings business in 1925 with the introduction of the Hudson's Bay Blanket
, an item that is still popular today.
Bean's extensive history in the home furnishings arena -- they introduced their Hudson's Bay Blanket
in 1925 and mailed their first home specialty book in 1985 -- sets them apart from many of the specialty catalogs on the market, continued Fillipone.
For her piece titled, The Bargain, 2014, Harnett's canvas is a crimson four-point Hudson's Bay blanket
on which she has scripted word for word in felt pen the Dekis Treaty of 1655 of unknown origin given to her by an Elder from the Cold Lake area.