Blanket

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1820-1850

GUSN

GUSN-2968

Description

A twill weave of off-white wool with rust and yellow crossed squares creating an overall check pattern. The rectangular form is comprised of 2 panels joined by a hand-sewn centered seam. Short self-fringe at foot end.

Details

Descriptive Terms

blankets (coverings)
wool (textile)
weaving
Wool
Woven
BLANKET

Inscription

On the top edge is embroidered ""IB"" in dark blue yarns.

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

94 x 86 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1448

Places

Massachusetts (United States)