Blanket

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1825-1830

GUSN

GUSN-3099

Description

Two piece handwoven off-white blanket with center seam; embroidered in blue and rose wool yarns with inscriptions and floral sprigs; design is a heart flanked by two peacocks over medallions; bordered on three sides by loopy meanders

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

Embroidered at the center top: ""JANE/BLAIR/ITALY/1828""

Associated Building

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

Maker

Blair, Jane, Miss (Maker)

Location of Origin

Italy and New York

Dimensions

72 x 70 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1595