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Blanket

Description

Boiled wool blanket of rectangular shape, comprised of 2 panels, finely hand-stitched together, natural ecru and dark blue one-inch grid-like check pattern, monogrammed with black cross-stitch embroidery, EHS/1"; 2 hemmed edges, 2 selvage edges

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1780-1850
Inscriptions
Embroidered in cross-stitch on top middle of the blanket is ""EHS 1""
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
cross-stitching
embroidering
weaving
wool (textile)
Object type
Bedding
Descriptive terms
BLANKET
blankets (coverings)
Boiled
Cross-stitched
cross-stitching
Embroidered
embroidering
Monogram
monograms
weaving
Wool
wool (textile)
Woven
Dimensions
81.5 x 69 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1450
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2970
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