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A pioneer in natural wool fibers the Pendleton brand is loved by many in the tribal nation.
There she planted the root; and as her garden grew, Turtle grew in size first becoming a large island, then finally North America, known as Turtle Island.
Some blankets were woven or twisted from thin strips of cedar bark fiber, bird, beaver or rabbit skins.
Some loomed from wild cotton colored with native dyes.
The Chimayo design was inspired by the works of Hispanic weavers from the village of Chimayo, just north of Santa Fe, New Mexico. And they are still woven in Pendleton®'s Northwest mill.
Navajo and Spanish motifs are interwoven to create unique patterns. The lightweight wool fabric, woven in our own mill, makes it ideal for dance or decorative use. Ideal for crisp autumn football games, warm summer picnics, stowing in the car for unexpected adventures or just curling up at home.