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Blanket

Description

Of rectangular form, comprised of two panels of twill weave in off white wool, joined by a hand-sewn seam. The ends are overcast with navy blue wool yarn embroidered in "X's".

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1835-1845
Inscriptions
Note paper in NFL's handwriting reads: Blanket from/Mary Bell Wilson/estate. Made in 1838./(SPNEA). Embroidered on the corner is: M.A.McC.
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
embroidering
weaving
wool (textile)
Object type
Bedding
Descriptive terms
BLANKET
blankets (coverings)
Embroidered
embroidering
weaving
Wool
wool (textile)
Woven
Dimensions
86 x 64 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1768
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11570

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