Sheet

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1709-1791

GUSN

GUSN-11569

Description

A hand-woven rectangular linen sheet, pieced, with two hand-hemmed ends and two salvage ends.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sheets (bed coverings)
embroidering
linen (material)
weaving
Linen
Embroidered
Woven
SHEET

Inscription

Embroidered cross-stitch in golden brown along the front edge reads: Anna Willcox was born/March the 10 17[09 or 91].

Associated Building

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

Maker

Possibly Willcox, Anna (Maker)

Location of Origin

USA

Object Type

Bedding

Dimensions

86 x 69 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1767