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Part of a set of bed hangings made for the Sayward-Wheeler House. Blue and white check edged with figured wool tape. The set consists of shaped valances, curtains with twill tape loops, a bed cover and a head cloth.
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
ca. 1771 (date given by Jonathan Sayward in his diary as purchase of "a piece of check" in Kittery, ME.)