Then there's the back, which consists of three strips of shirt cloth, one blue oxford, one viyella and one tattersall, so soft:I can't think what purpose this blanket was intended for, other than for an old man to drape over his legs while smoking his pipe in a big leather chair in front of the fire with a dog at his feet. We use it to wrap the boy's legs when we're out walking him in the stroller on a particularly cold day.
If it were bigger, I'd seriously consider having it made into a pair of pants. Now that would be something. After all, when you shop thrift for everything, its nice to think that if you ever were to spend a lot of money on something as extravagant as custom made clothes, it would be something as outrageous as that.
p.s. isn't Thom Browne over yet? I know its been awfully cold in Boston lately, and I'm guessing it's been cold in New York too.
You always have the coolest finds man.
What a fantastic find! I love it!!!
you should make one to wrap around your legs by the fire too!
if you have enough of thrifted, not-quite-wearables, odd shirts, etc. lying around. You could be the compliment to Grosgrain Garage's blanket!
I am super jealous. That blanket is a greast score. Kudos to your wife!
Excellent blanket, but as aheader it's a bit hard on the eyes.
One can still get some of those pants from O'Connell's in Buffalo.
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