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Pillowcase

Description

Rectangular, white, fine linen; single piece folded. Insertion of 1/4" wide fagoting connecting case with 2-1/8" wide outer band; two button holes.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1855
Inscriptions
Ink: Mary J. Wells/No. 3
Material
linen (material)
machine-made
stitching
tabby (textile)
weaving
Object type
Bedding
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Faggoted
Hand Stitched
Linen
linen (material)
machine-made
Novelty Weave
PILLOWCASE
pillowcases
stitching
tabby (textile)
weaving
Woven
Dimensions
32 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1968.8
GUSN
47497

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