Skip to content

Search Collections

Sheet

Description

Rectangular, off-white fustian sheet, seamed, hemmed top and bottom with selvage sides.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1780
Inscriptions
Cross-stitched at top corner: MWW/2 [Weld or Williams families] Paper label stitched to sheet: ""...Homespun cotton and linen sheet, 1780. Belonged to my great grandmother C.W.730 Hannah (Davis) Williams 1751-1844.""
Associated Building
Used At Williams Homestead.
Material
cross-stitching
fustian
hand weaving
piecing
stitching
Object type
Bedding
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Cross-stitched
cross-stitching
Fustian
fustian
Hand Stitched
hand weaving
Pieced
piecing
SHEET
sheets (bed coverings)
stitching
Woven
Dimensions
69.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1928.1099
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Catherine W. Faucon
GUSN
8186

Comments