Deluxe Nova Scotia Blanket
Our traditional clan and custom tartan throws are woven using a shutterless loom for our Highland Collection, producing high-quality wool and vibrant colours. Unmatched in quality and durability, Patrick King Woollen Company blankets are natural, breathable and sustainable.
These Merino Wool blankets are perfect for your gifts, campers, cottagers and everyone who appreciates the warmth, comfort and style of woollen products at home.
The Atlantic province of Nova Scotia, New Scotland, was first mentioned in 1621 on a land charter. This is the oldest Provincial tartan in Canada and was designed in 1953, almost by accident. Mrs. Bessie Murray was President of the Halifax Weavers’ Guild and designed a trade display on sheep rearing. In it, a shepherd wore a tartan. To avoid showing favouritism, she created a completely new one that proved so popular that in 1963 it was adopted as the official provincial tartan. The colours represent the blue of the sea and sky; the dark and light greens of the evergreens and deciduous trees; the white of the rocks and coastline surf; the red from the lion rampant on the Province’s crest, and the gold of Nova Scotia’s Royal Charter of 1621 and the subsequent Grant of Arms in 1625.