Wool Blanket

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1800-1830

GUSN

GUSN-225472

Description

Early 19th Century wool blanket. Hand-spun and woven. Dark brown and cream striped borders on length sides, two and a half inch border left side, four and three-fourth inch border right side. Top width side has a folded, hand-sewn seam; bottom width unfinished seam, reddish-brown binding, unraveled in the middle. Hand-stitched label in corner "X689," monogram cross-stitched in brown wool thread "LW" on bottom width.

Details

Descriptive Terms

blankets (coverings)
wool (textile)
Blanket

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

88 x 66 x 1/4 (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

2001.172

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