Pillowcase

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1840-1855

GUSN

GUSN-47497

Description

Rectangular, white, fine linen; single piece folded. Insertion of 1/4" wide fagoting connecting case with 2-1/8" wide outer band; two button holes.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pillowcases
stitching
linen (material)
weaving
machine-made
tabby (textile)
Linen
Woven
Faggoted
Hand Stitched
Novelty Weave
PILLOWCASE

Inscription

Ink: Mary J. Wells/No. 3

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Bedding

Dimensions

32 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1968.8

Places

Massachusetts (United States)