Blanket

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1820-1830

GUSN

GUSN-2290

Description

Handwoven wool blanket, rectangular form of one panel, natural color with taupe stripe at both ends, wheel designs at each corner embroidered in rose, taupe, butternut and yellow; loose buttonhole stitch (rose) decoratively trimming edges; remains of initial at one corner (indistinct--insect damage).

Details

Descriptive Terms

blankets (coverings)
embroidering
wool (textile)
weaving
yarn
wheels (components)
Wool
Yarn
Boiled
Embroidered
Woven
Wheel
BLANKET

Associated Building

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

Related Items

Title Blanket Accession Number 1991.299
Title Blanket Accession Number 1991.300
Title Blanket Accession Number 1991.303

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Bedding

Dimensions

63 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.298

Places

Massachusetts (United States)