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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]

Hud′son's Bay′ blan′ket


Trademark.
a heavyweight, boldly striped blanket made of wool.
[1895–1900]
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The ancient art of capote making, which is the sewing of a Hudson Bay blanket into a warm and serviceable winter coat, will also be explored, recognizing the strong heritage of trading at which the early Metis inhabitants excelled.
The Brewer reproduction top hat was photographed with three beaver skins on a four point Hudson Bay blanket, another staple of the fur trade with the Indians of the northern and central plains.
In the back of my own bedroom closet there is a well-worn Hudson Bay blanket my young parents bought in 1954 for $15, using it over the years to wrap, dry, or comfort a succession of eight cold, sleeping, or sick children.
Rooms are decorated in forest colors and come with a cosy three-point Hudson Bay blanket on the bed.
When the Hudson Bay Trading Company entered the scene with their distinctive Hudson Bay blankets, they discovered that trading furs for a blanket was easier than spinning and weaving their own traditional blankets during the long winter nights.
I grew up in a family with Hudson Bay blankets and down comforters - I was 11 when a lady I knew gave me my first quilt piece," Green said.