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Blanket or Coverlet

1977.444 (RS269951)

Description

Patterned weave, brown and natural blanket piece, check pattern comprised of repeating uneven bands, selvage edges, hemmed top, fringed bottom.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1840
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
fringe
hand weaving
piecing
textiles
weaving
wool (textile)
Object type
Bedding
Places
Maine (United States)
Descriptive terms
BLANKET
blankets (coverings)
checker pattern
Childhood
childhood
Fringe
fringe
Geometric
geometric patterns
hand weaving
Leno Weave
Pieced
piecing
textiles
Unidentified Textile
weaving
Wool
wool (textile)
Woven
Woven Check
Dimensions
39 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.444
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
49495

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