Hudson's Bay blanket

Hudson's Bay blanket

n
Canadian a woollen blanket with wide stripes
[C19: from a type of blanket originally sold by the Hudson's Bay Company]
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Hud′son's Bay′ blan′ket


Trademark.
a heavyweight, boldly striped blanket made of wool.
[1895–1900]
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Dividing our "grub" into three, and packing it into knapsack which we improvised out of some stout canvas grain bags, and a heavy Hudson's Bay blanket apiece, with matches, arms and ammunition, and not forgetting that chief and most portable of all luxuries, a pipe, and a plentiful supply of tobacco, we found we had a pretty fair load.
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.
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.
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