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Advertisement from The Beaver Over the centuries the sizes of blankets have shifted from time to time, particularly during the 20th c. Blankets of 2.
Noticed a few small bald spots. The -based sculptor part has used point blankets in her sculpture work, which was exhibited in at the in. Pendleton Blankets are blankets inspired by Native American designs and legends.
There are many companies that have been operating for longer than HBC. One suggests that HBC traders risked their own skins to procure furs. Historian E.
Explore more artifacts by. Buffum was manager of the Northern Traders store in the Tlicho community of Fort Rae now Behchokoand his family lived in the area until Their daughter remembers being bundled in this blanket as a child.
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If the blanket does not have a label the task is considerably more difficult and involves developing the skills to determine the style of weave, the differences between hand and machine weaving and analyzing the colours and types of dyes used to make them. Are point blankets valuable? Generally older point blankets are more valuable than regular wool blankets of the same age.
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The company is named for the Hudson Bay and the blankets were typically traded to First Nations in exchange for beaver pelts. The blankets continue to be sold by Canada's Hudson's Bay stores and have come to hold iconic status in Canada. In the North American fur tradebywool blankets accounted for more than 60 per cent of traded goods.