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Blanket

Description

Boiled wool blanket of rectangular shape, comprised of two panels finely hand stitched together. Natural off-white and dark blue 1" grid-like check pattern. Two hemmed edges. Two selvage edges.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1780-1850
Inscriptions
Embroidered cross-stitch at top middle: EHS/1
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
cross-stitching
embroidering
piecing
weaving
wool (textile)
Object type
Bedding
Descriptive terms
BLANKET
blankets (coverings)
Boiled
Checked
checker pattern
Cross-stitched
cross-stitching
Embroidered
embroidering
Monogram
monograms
Pieced
piecing
weaving
Wool
wool (textile)
Woven
Dimensions
69 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.329
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2321
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