Vintage Canadian Red & Black Wool Blanket

Vintage Canadian Red & Black Wool Blanket

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Vintage Canadian Red & Black Wool Blanket
Vintage Canadian Red & Black Wool Blanket
Vintage Canadian Red & Black Wool Blanket
Vintage Canadian Red & Black Wool Blanket

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Vintage Bird's Quality red and black wool blanket, manufactured by the Bird Woolen Co. (1872-1953) of Bracebridge, Ontario, Canada, circa early 50's or earlier. This very thick, heavy, and warm blanket measures about 73.5 inches by 55-57 inches. It weighs almost 6 pounds. The blanket is red with 2 wide black stripes and blue edge stitching. The black silky tag is attached. It has the Bird Woolen Co. logo with a rooster and a hen standing on "BIRD'S PURE WOOL", "BIRD'S QUALITY --- VIRGIN WOOL, MOTHPROOF", "The BIRD WOOLEN MILL Co. Ltd", and "BRACEBRIDGE, ONT." Condition is very good. The blanket a couple of faded spots on one side and a small darkened area on the other side. The edge stitching is broken in one area. The blanket has a wonderful soft, cushy feel. It would make a great lodge, camp, or winter blanket, for display or for use. Please refer to the 4 photographs for appearance and condition. Shipping / packaging will be $10 - $15, based upon the zip code of the buyer.

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Item Details:

  • Reference #
  • 4946
  • Quantity
  • 1
  • Category
  • Textiles, Clothing & Accessories
  • Department
  • Collectibles
  • Maker
  • Bird Woolen Mill Co. Ltd., Bracebridge, Ontario
  • Year
  • 1953 or Earlier
  • Dimensions
  • Width: 56 inches
  • Height: 73.5 inches
  • Depth: 0 inch
  • Weight: 5.75 pounds
  • Condition
  • Very Good