Foxford Merino Wool Check Throw Blanket
This super soft throw/ blanket is a beautiful addition to any home. The Aqua range borrows its colors from Irish landscape, with soft pale aqua green and warm earthy tones mirroring the lakes and fields of Mayo. The two color check is architectural with a natural palette, and is made with pure new lambs wool and it has a rolled fringe.
Blanket measures approximately 147cm x 179cm/57.9" x 70.4" and is made from 100% Merino Wool Made in Ireland at the World Famous Foxford Woollen Mills.
Foxford, or Beal Easa (ford mouth of the waterfall), is situated on the River Moy and overlooked by the Ox Mountains to the north-east. The mill employed over 200 people in the 1930's.The Foxford mill conditions were described as among the best of the period. At the beginning of the twentieth century Scottish designer, Thomas Turnbull arrived at Foxford Woollen Mill. Turnbull was the first to introduce color to the mill products. New colorful designed tweeds and plaid patterned rugs were added to the production of white fabrics and white blankets. The mill now specializes in weaving and finishing of quality wool products and is renowned throughout the world. Established since 1892, Foxford Woollen Mills has a long history of producing quality woven woollen products from famine time's right up until today. Since its inception, the Foxford name has become associated with quality and a sense of luxury which is apparent when you see and touch the products in this range.