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Blanket

1991.1595 (RS25711)

Description

Two piece handwoven off-white blanket with center seam; embroidered in blue and rose wool yarns with inscriptions and floral sprigs; design is a heart flanked by two peacocks over medallions; bordered on three sides by loopy meanders

Details

Maker
Blair, Jane, Miss (Maker)
Date
1825-1830
Inscriptions
Embroidered at the center top: ""JANE/BLAIR/ITALY/1828""
Location of origin
Italy and New York
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
embroidering
weaving
wool (textile)
Object type
Bedding
Descriptive terms
BLANKET
blankets (coverings)
Embroidered
embroidering
weaving
Wool
wool (textile)
Woven
Dimensions
72 x 70 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1595
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3099

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