"Rose" blanket

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1790-1840

GUSN

GUSN-49521

Description

Rectangular, off-white, plain weave wool blanket with moderate knapt with narrow woven dark stripe at each end with enbroidered polychromatic "Rose" wheels in each corner and orange wool yarn binding at ends.

Details

Descriptive Terms

blankets (coverings)
embroidering
piecing
tabby (textile)
wool (textile)
floral patterns
rose (genus)
stripes
Wool
Pieced
Embroidered
Stripe
Moss Rose
Novelty Weave
BLANKET

Pattern

Moss Rose

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Bedding

Dimensions

61.5 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.570

Places

Possibly Maine (United States)
Possibly