The Tribute series pays homage to the other American mills that pioneered the weaving of Native American trade blankets. As a long-standing contemporary of these mills, Pendleton presents this historical pattern. Blankets from Racine Woolen Mills of Racine, Wisconsin were notable for their excellent quality. This blanket is robe-sized, the size preferred by Native Americans for ceremonial purposes and wrapping about oneself as a robe.
From the Tribute Series by Pendleton, the Racine VII robe blanket features: