Blanket

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1830-1850

GUSN

GUSN-48799

Description

White, twill weave wool ground with overall Prussian blue windowpane check of 1 5/8" stripes flanked by 5 1/2" wide narrower stripes intersecting; in interspaces are embroidered wool floral sprigs; top edge hemmed; all other sides fringed.

Details

Descriptive Terms

blankets (coverings)
cross-stitching
embroidering
fringe
hand weaving
weaving
machine-made
piecing
wool (textile)
floral patterns
geometric patterns
industrialization
foliation (pattern)
stripes
Wool
Fringe
Twilled
Embroidered
Pieced
Cross-stitched
Floral
Geometric
Sprig
Stripe
Industrialization
Woven
Windowpane
BLANKET

Inscription

Cross-stitched across top: L.N.C. [Lorinda Nurse Cobb (1810-1974)]

Maker

Cobb, Lorinda Nurse, 1810-1874 (Maker)

Object Type

Bedding

Dimensions

90 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1973.84

Places

Probably Vermont (United States)
Probably