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Blanket

Description

A twill weave of off-white wool with rust and yellow crossed squares creating an overall check pattern. The rectangular form is comprised of 2 panels joined by a hand-sewn centered seam. Short self-fringe at foot end.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1850
Inscriptions
On the top edge is embroidered ""IB"" in dark blue yarns.
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
weaving
wool (textile)
Object type
Bedding
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
BLANKET
blankets (coverings)
weaving
Wool
wool (textile)
Woven
Dimensions
94 x 86 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1448
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2968

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