Blanket

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1820-1880

GUSN

GUSN-54863

Description

White, plain weave, lightly napped, seamed wool blanket with green zig-zag stitch binding across top and bottom; selvage edge with decorative two-thread wide blue edge; embroidered polychromatic wool floral motifs in corners of one end; blue selvages.

Details

Descriptive Terms

blankets (coverings)
stitching
cross-stitching
embroidering
hand weaving
piecing
tabby (textile)
wool (textile)
zigzags
floral patterns
Wool
Pieced
Embroidered
Woven
Cross-stitched
Floral
Novelty Weave
Bayeux Stitch
BLANKET

Inscription

Cross-stitched in fine blue-grey wool at top/bottom?: CP [Clara Philbrick (1803-1886)]

Maker

Philbrick, Clara, 1803-1886 (Maker)

Object Type

Bedding

Dimensions

62 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1949.4

Places

New Hampshire (United States)