They are 100% wool 2/2 twill weave with black end stripes woven on a red body.
Finished blanket measures approximately 60" wide x 78" Long
These blankets have been woven on Family Heirloom Weaver's shuttle looms and have the proper shuttle woven return selvage edge found on original blankets.
Blanket weighs approximately 2.4 pounds
A discussion of references to red blankets on both sides can be found here on the Authentic Campaigner forum.
Some blankets were blanket stitched on the raw striped ends after issue. If you would like to watch a video on the blanket stitch which can be used to bind your blanket Civil War Digital Digest produced this one.
If you would like us to add blanket stitching on the striped ends of your blanket please add this item to your cart.
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