Blanket

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1890-1920

GUSN

GUSN-258978

Description

Hudson Bey blanket in original brown paper shipping package with labels; wool blanket is camel-color with black stripe across top edge and bottom edge; four black lines at edge of one side; in hope chest (acc. no. 1998.6174).

Details

Descriptive Terms

blankets (coverings)
wool (textile)
Bedding
Blanket

Inscription

"CONTENTS - MERCHANDISE / FOURTH CLASS MAIL / POSTMASTER: This parcel may be opened for/ postal inspection if necessary. / T.D.WHITNEY CO." (orange lettering)
"T.D. WHITNEY COMPANY, BOSTON, MASS./ No. 2057-42" (black ink)
"MISS S.M. FIELD / 266 MAIN ST./ N. ANDOVER MASS . . . ." (faded)

Associated Building

Original To Field-Hodges House (North Andover, Mass.),

Maker

T.D. Whitney & Co. (Vendor)

Object Type

Bedding

Dimensions

81 x 60 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Sarah Moore Field

Accession Number

1998.6321

Places

North Andover (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Possibly Canada
Possibly United States