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1991.298 (RS24584)

Description

Handwoven wool blanket, rectangular form of one panel, natural color with taupe stripe at both ends, wheel designs at each corner embroidered in rose, taupe, butternut and yellow; loose buttonhole stitch (rose) decoratively trimming edges; remains of initial at one corner (indistinct--insect damage).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1830
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
embroidering
weaving
wool (textile)
yarn
Object type
Bedding
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
BLANKET
blankets (coverings)
Boiled
Embroidered
embroidering
weaving
Wheel
wheels (components)
Wool
wool (textile)
Woven
Yarn
yarn
Dimensions
63 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.298
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2290
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