Pillowcase

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1830-1860

GUSN

GUSN-11548

Description

Each of rectangular form of hand-woven in white fine linen with a one inch hem at the opened end. It has hand-sewn seams.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pillowcases
linen (material)
weaving
Linen
Woven
PILLOWCASE

Inscription

In pencil on a paper label on the textile reads: Hand woven/scraps from/Peggy Little/ Newburyport. [Peggy Little Harford]

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1991.1746.1,2

Maker

Harford, Margaret Peggy Little (Maker)

Location of Origin

Newburyport & Brookline, MA, USA

Dimensions

19.5 x 32.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1746.1-2

Places

Massachusetts (United States)