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Christening blanket

Description

Samuel Alden christening blanket. Small rectangular, seamed with rose silk backing; top of woven damask gold silk ground with designs of flowers and birds in green and white.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1730-1750
Inscriptions
Attached tag: 1465.3 SPNEA
Material
damask
piecing
silk (textile)
stitching
textiles
Object type
Bedding
Descriptive terms
Aves (class)
Bird
BLANKET
blankets (coverings)
damask
Damask
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Floral
floral patterns
Hand Stitched
Pieced
piecing
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
textiles
Unidentified Textile
Dimensions
41 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1963.255
GUSN
46797

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