Blanket

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1835-1845

GUSN

GUSN-11570

Description

Of rectangular form, comprised of two panels of twill weave in off white wool, joined by a hand-sewn seam. The ends are overcast with navy blue wool yarn embroidered in "X's".

Details

Descriptive Terms

blankets (coverings)
embroidering
wool (textile)
weaving
Wool
Woven
Embroidered
BLANKET

Inscription

Note paper in NFL's handwriting reads: Blanket from/Mary Bell Wilson/estate. Made in 1838./(SPNEA). Embroidered on the corner is: M.A.McC.

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Bedding

Dimensions

86 x 64 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1768