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Pillowcase

Description

Each of rectangular form of hand-woven in white fine linen with a one inch hem at the opened end. It has hand-sewn seams.

Details

Maker
Harford, Margaret Peggy Little (Maker)
Date
1830-1860
Inscriptions
In pencil on a paper label on the textile reads: Hand woven/scraps from/Peggy Little/ Newburyport. [Peggy Little Harford]
Location of origin
Newburyport & Brookline, MA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
linen (material)
weaving
Object type
Bedding
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Linen
linen (material)
PILLOWCASE
pillowcases
weaving
Woven
Dimensions
19.5 x 32.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1746.1-2
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11548

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