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Christening(?) blanket

Description

Roughly square, off-white cotton dimity cloth; seamed with taped bound edges.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1810-1820
Material
cotton (textile)
dimity
machine-made
piecing
weaving
Object type
Bedding
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
BLANKET
blankets (coverings)
Childhood
Cotton
cotton (textile)
dimity
Dimity
industrialization
Industrialization
machine-made
Pieced
piecing
Possibly childhood
weaving
Woven
Dimensions
1820 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1928.1059
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Catherine W. Faucon
GUSN
8132

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