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Wool Blanket

Description

Early 19th Century wool blanket. Hand-spun and woven. Dark brown and cream striped borders on length sides, two and a half inch border left side, four and three-fourth inch border right side. Top width side has a folded, hand-sewn seam; bottom width unfinished seam, reddish-brown binding, unraveled in the middle. Hand-stitched label in corner "X689," monogram cross-stitched in brown wool thread "LW" on bottom width.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1830
Material
wool (textile)
Object type
Bedding
Descriptive terms
Blanket
blankets (coverings)
wool (textile)
Dimensions
88 x 66 x 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.172
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Helen R. Haddad, Mr. Edward S. Rogerson, Mr. Henry P. Rogerson and William G. Rogerson, Esq.
GUSN
225472
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