The Surplus Blanket

Faribault Woolen Mills has been making blankets in Minnesota since 1865, and they started crafting hearty wool covers for the military back in 1897. This particular blanket here, dubbed the Foot Soldier, is made to the same exact specs as the ones first manufactured in 1917. Made from soft yet sturdy (and permanently moth-proofed) pure wool, it was designed originally to withstand the undulating temperatures of a Cadet's quarters. Today it serves as ideal throw for your living room. Think of it as a way to channel the surplus vibe of military school, without having to cause any of the ruckus that landed you there in the first place.

Foot Soldier Blanket, $119 by Faribault Woolen Mills

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February 19, 2013

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