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From Sheep to Shop

Find out how Witney blankets were made, who made them and who bought them.

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How a blanket was made - the different ways of making a blanket, from the 18th century to the 20th.

Blanket advertising - the different way in which Witney blankets were promoted.

Who bought the blankets? - the main markets for blankets, at home and abroad.

Point blankets and North America - the point blanket is the iconic Witney blanket; find out what they are and why they have special links with North America.

Moving the blankets - how they were transported from the mills to the customers.