Blanket

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1780-1850

GUSN

GUSN-2321

Description

Boiled wool blanket of rectangular shape, comprised of two panels finely hand stitched together. Natural off-white and dark blue 1" grid-like check pattern. Two hemmed edges. Two selvage edges.

Details

Descriptive Terms

blankets (coverings)
cross-stitching
embroidering
piecing
wool (textile)
weaving
checker pattern
monograms
Wool
Boiled
Woven
Embroidered
Cross-stitched
Monogram
Checked
Pieced
BLANKET

Inscription

Embroidered cross-stitch at top middle: EHS/1

Associated Building

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

Related Items

Title Blanket Accession Number 1991.1450

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Bedding

Dimensions

69 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.329