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The Blanket: An Illustrated History of the Hudson's Bay Point Blanket
Rear cover notes: "With its proud stripes and distinctive black markings, the Hudson's Bay point blanket is a Canadian icon. In 1779, HBC commissioned the textile mill of Thomas Empson of Witney, Oxfordshire, to produce 'pointed' blankets. During the 1800s, their warmth and durability made them a favourite of the Native peoples, traders, and pioneers. Today, these blankets ...more
Hardcover, 80 pages
Published January 1st 2002 by A Quantum Book
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