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Whitney blanket industry

A. Plummer

Whitney blanket industry

the records of the Whitney blanket weavers

by A. Plummer

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Published by Routledge in (s.l.) .
Written in English


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StatementEdited by A. Plummer.
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Open LibraryOL13679490M

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All About the Industry. This section explores how and why the blanket industry came to be so important in Witney, and what its main products were. Click on a link to find out more: A Witney blanket timeline - putting the blanket trade in its historical context.

Point blankets and North America. Point blankets are perhaps the Witney industry's most famous product. They were traded mainly with North America, where they came to have a cultural significance far beyond that of mere bed coverings.

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The local blanket industry was a revelation to me as I was unaware of how extensive it had been. I can remember Witney blankets from my youth. Before the days of duvets, sheets and blankets made for the time consuming task of bed : Durham Weaver.

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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. Bed covers; Bed linen; Blanket throws; Blankets for outdoor use; Mattress covers; Pillowcases; Quilt covers; Quilts; Textile fabrics for home and commercial interiors; Baby blankets; Baby bedding, namely, bundle bags, swaddling blankets, crib bumpers, fitted crib sheets, crib skirts, crib blankets, and diaper changing pad covers not of paper; Bath sheets; Beaver skin blanket.

Whitney exercise blanket (blue binding), used. Whitney exercise blanket with navy binding 4’6”. vintage pure wool blend whitney blanket. there is a slight difference in size but really the only difference is the label. Contact Us. High Street Witney, Oxfordshire OX28 6HZ tel: email: [email protected] The Book & Blanket offers three spacious guest rooms, one with a private bathroom; two that share a hallway bathroom.

Guests may choose from the Regency elegance of the Jane Austen room, the gentlemanly sophistication of the F. Scott Fitzgerald Room or the rustic comfort of the Jack London Room (pictured at right).

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Baby blanket. Offering witney blankets for sale at 3. Photos taken with camera phone. The item, pictured is the exact one for sale. Collection must be made at Witney, Oxfordshire within the mentioned time.

cash on collection is preferred. Point Blankets were first made for the Hudson's Bay Company by Thomas Empson in when he filled and order for blankets including 1, 1 1/2, 2, 2 1/2 and 3 point blankets (Plummer & Early ).

Points (black or indigo lines stitched, woven or died into one corner of the blanket) were assigned based on the weight and size of the blanket. The blanket industry continued to thrive and in the weavers formed a guild.

They were granted a Charter by Queen Anne and then built the Blanket Hall in the high street. All blankets made in Witney had to be taken there to be measured and weighed, this enabled the very high quality of the blankets to be maintained.

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This blanket was owned by my mother, who had it stored away, as I have in my smoke-free home for the 25 years I have owned it. It measures approximately 82 inches long by 58 inches wide.

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Harper's Weekly, 24 Nov (Print in author's collection). Here is an Vintage Witney Point 4 Point Wool Blanket. Unsure of its age, but it is in great condition.

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They are both avid readers who have hearts for giving. Each year, prior to the Winter Break, we give children in need a basket of books and a quilt or fleece blanket.

Given the importance of literacy at early ages, we focus on children in grades pre-K to 6. Whitney was an industry child that they couldn’t own.

Her mother was gospel singer, Cissy Houston and her father was entertainment executive John Russell Houston. Whitney’s other prominent relatives were aunts Dione and Dee Dee Warwick and Godmother Aretha Franklin.

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For over years, every Blanket woven in the town came to the Hall to be weighed & measured, and upstairs in the Great Room the Company set the Rules for the Trade.

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