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Blanket

Description

White, twilled weave, wool seamed with hemmed top and bottom with blue wool embroidery sawtooth and triangle border; sides selvage.

Details

Maker
Simmonds, Mary Taylor (Maker)
Date
1801-1840
Inscriptions
Stitched in blue wool at top: S [diamond shape] M Old label on back corner: Mr Mrs [ ] Simmonds [?]
Location of origin
Little Compton, RI, USA
Material
embroidering
hand weaving
piecing
weaving
wool (textile)
Object type
Bedding
Places
Rhode Island (United States)
Descriptive terms
BLANKET
blankets (coverings)
Embroidered
embroidering
hand weaving
Pieced
piecing
Sawtooth
Twilled
weaving
Wool
wool (textile)
Woven
Dimensions
70.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1965.203
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Margaret A. Simmonds
GUSN
47228

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