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.),

Related Items

Title Blanket Accession Number 1991.329

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Bedding

Dimensions

81.5 x 69 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1450