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Description

White, twill weave wool ground with overall Prussian blue windowpane check of 1 5/8" stripes flanked by 5 1/2" wide narrower stripes intersecting; in interspaces are embroidered wool floral sprigs; top edge hemmed; all other sides fringed.

Details

Maker
Cobb, Lorinda Nurse, 1810-1874 (Maker)
Date
1830-1850
Inscriptions
Cross-stitched across top: L.N.C. [Lorinda Nurse Cobb (1810-1974)]
Material
cross-stitching
embroidering
fringe
hand weaving
machine-made
piecing
weaving
wool (textile)
Object type
Bedding
Places
Probably Vermont (United States)
Descriptive terms
BLANKET
blankets (coverings)
Cross-stitched
cross-stitching
Embroidered
embroidering
Floral
floral patterns
foliation (pattern)
Fringe
fringe
Geometric
geometric patterns
Industrialization
industrialization
Pieced
piecing
Possibly hand weaving
Possibly machine-made
Possibly weaving
Sprig
Stripe
stripes
Twilled
Windowpane
Wool
wool (textile)
Woven
Dimensions
90 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1973.84
GUSN
48799

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