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Description

A hand-woven rectangular linen sheet, pieced, with two hand-hemmed ends and two salvage ends.

Details

Maker
Possibly Willcox, Anna (Maker)
Date
1709-1791
Inscriptions
Embroidered cross-stitch in golden brown along the front edge reads: Anna Willcox was born/March the 10 17[09 or 91].
Location of origin
USA
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
embroidering
linen (material)
weaving
Object type
Bedding
Descriptive terms
Embroidered
embroidering
Linen
linen (material)
SHEET
sheets (bed coverings)
weaving
Woven
Dimensions
86 x 69 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1767
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11569

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