Wool Blanket

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1800-1830

GUSN

GUSN-225260

Description

Early 19th Century, cream-colored, wool blanket. Hand-spun and woven with white and blue stitching on binding. Embroidered in blue thread "HW/2" Machine-sewn label opposite embroidered monogram.

Details

Descriptive Terms

blankets (coverings)
wool (textile)
hand spinning
embroidering
machine sewing (technique)
cotton (textile)
Bedding
Wool
Blanket

Inscription

"HW/2" (Hannah Whipple)
"[C/E] 99.5.[illegible] T" (label)

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Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Bedding

Dimensions

70 x 78 x 1/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Helen R. Haddad, Mr. Edward S. Rogerson, Mr. Henry P. Rogerson and William G. Rogerson, Esq.

Accession Number

2001.154

Places

New England (United States) [general region]
Probably New England (United States) [general region]