Blanket

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1780-1850

GUSN

GUSN-2970

Description

Boiled wool blanket of rectangular shape, comprised of 2 panels, finely hand-stitched together, natural ecru and dark blue one-inch grid-like check pattern, monogrammed with black cross-stitch embroidery, EHS/1"; 2 hemmed edges, 2 selvage edges

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

Embroidered in cross-stitch on top middle of the blanket is ""EHS 1""

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

81.5 x 69 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1450

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