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$35 · Vtg Thick Federal Gold Harmony House Virgin Wool Blanket~Simpsons-Sears

For sale is a Vintage Thick lovely Gold coloured Harmony House Pure Virgin Wool Blanket with satin edging. It measures 80" wide x 90" long so it will fit a Full or Queen bed. This is a very old vibrant Federal Gold coloured Harmony House Wool Blanket probably from the 1960s and it has a fine solid weave so it will be very warm. It is in very good condition with no holes, stains or signs of wear on the blanket at all but the satin binding has some fraying but is still all there. This blanket is Suitable for most weather and Completely Reversible. Simpsons-Sears "Wool Products - Made in Canada". It is Fresh & Clean for you and My home is smoke free. It can be used as a bed blanket or you could even use the Pure Wool Fabric in making: Clothing, Crafts, Felting, Upholstery, Rug Hooking or Braiding, etc. Item is located in Ladysmith, BC.
I have added some history on the Harmony House company that I found quite interesting.
Harmony House: 1940-1968
In 1940, Sears introduced the Harmony House brand as an interior-decorating scheme that used four basic colours that could be coordinated with each other. (The year before, Sears catalogs featured "Charm House," a similar program.) Customers were encouraged to use a colour wheel that was supplied in the catalog for coordinating colours. Harmonizing colours had long been a problem for the company. For example, rose-coloured draperies made by one source might clash with a rose rug produced by another manufacturer. Each factory used its own colours, and the clashes that resulted were impeding the company's sales of home furnishings. In response to customer demand, Sears eventually expanded Harmony House's palette to include 18 colours that they considered to be the most attractive to customers. Each colour came in light, medium, and dark shades. Harmony House colours were: Tuscan Rose and Wine, Valley Rose, Federal Gold, Cherry Pink and Red, Jubilee Peach, Spice Beige and Brown, Colonial Blue, Sage Green, Aquamarine, Chartreuse, Dawn Gray, Mint Green, Pacific Blue, Sunshine Yellow, Parchment Ivory, Beige, and Brown, Victorian Pink, Rose, Red and Wine, and Malibu Peach, Coral and Rust.

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Ad Id28099328
PostedAugust 29, 2016
Renewed September 30, 2016
Expiry October 30, 2016
Status SOLD
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