Christening blanket

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1730-1750

GUSN

GUSN-46797

Description

Samuel Alden christening blanket. Small rectangular, seamed with rose silk backing; top of woven damask gold silk ground with designs of flowers and birds in green and white.

Details

Descriptive Terms

blankets (coverings)
damask
stitching
piecing
silk (textile)
textiles
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Aves (class)
floral patterns
Silk
Damask
Hand Stitched
Pieced
Floral
Bird
Unidentified Textile
BLANKET

Inscription

Attached tag: 1465.3 SPNEA

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

41 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1963.255