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Description

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

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1760-1800
Inscriptions
Cross-stitched: BWW/3 Paper label stitched on sheet: ""Linen homespun sheet woven in my grandmother Hanah Williams (1751-1844) family. I had some of them when I was married May 1837. Betsey W. Everett May 1892. October 1896.""
Material
cross-stitching
hand weaving
linen (material)
piecing
stitching
Object type
Bedding
Descriptive terms
Cross-stitched
cross-stitching
Hand Stitched
hand weaving
Linen
linen (material)
Pieced
piecing
SHEET
sheets (bed coverings)
stitching
Woven
Dimensions
68.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1928.1008
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Catherine W. Faucon
GUSN
8188

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