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About Us

ABOUT US

Classically beautiful, wonderfully comfortable and grounded in the authentic character of the centuries-old textile tradition of Maine, Brahms Mount has been capturing the hearts of customers since the company was founded in 1983. 

We are proud to carry on Maine’s textile tradition. Our blankets and throws are woven by local artisans on antique shuttle looms that have stood the test of time. To achieve our vibrant colors, we use specially engineered yarns spun from the finest natural fibers and colorfast, eco-friendly dyes. We are proud to produce luxury pieces that feel clean and untreated, rich and resilient.

In 2022, Brahms Mount was acquired by Faribault Mill, a Minnesota-based woolen mill that has been weaving textiles since 1865. These two Made in USA companies have come together to keep quality craftsmanship and American manufacturing alive.

 

OUR HISTORY

Brahms Mount Textiles was founded by Claudia Brahms and Noel Mount in the early ‘80s during a time when synthetics such as acrylic and spun poly were making headlines. Claudia and Noel were determined to bring back American manufacturing, in addition to natural fibers and classic designs.

Working out of a mill overlooking the Kennebec River, the first pieces to come off the production line were made of proprietary yarns spun from natural flax, wool and cotton fibers. The pieces were woven by a core staff of skilled local craftspeople using antique shuttle looms—the backbone of Maine's textile tradition since the 1800s.

These heirloom-quality blankets and throws caught the attention of customers looking for something more wholesome, distinctive and enduring.

In 2009, the company was renamed to Brahms Mount, and by 2013, Brahms Mount's talented team of artisans had outgrown its original headquarters and had moved down the road to Monmouth, Maine. New fibers and product offerings were added, and the company expanded on a national and global scale. In 2022, Brahms Mount was acquired by Minnesota-based wool manufacturer Faribault Mill. This partnership ensured the continued growth of Brahms Mount by bringing together two American companies committed to fine craftsmanship, superior quality and iconic style.

 

WHAT THE PRESS ARE SAYING

Dream Weaver: Curl up with one of these soft cotton throws – woven on antique shuttle looms at a historic mill in Maine – and prepare for one very luxurious nap.
– Oprah Magazine

These cozy cotton blankets from Maine will keep you toasty on chilly summer nights.
– Martha Stewart Living

Fans of American-made products will want to keep Brahms Mount on their radar. Since 1983 this company has been producing blankets, throws and towels from their Maine facility.
– Apartment Therapy