Sheet

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

ca. 1780

GUSN

GUSN-8186

Description

Rectangular, off-white fustian sheet, seamed, hemmed top and bottom with selvage sides.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sheets (bed coverings)
cross-stitching
fustian
stitching
hand weaving
piecing
Hand Stitched
Pieced
Woven
Cross-stitched
Fustian
SHEET

Inscription

Cross-stitched at top corner: MWW/2 [Weld or Williams families] Paper label stitched to sheet: ""...Homespun cotton and linen sheet, 1780. Belonged to my great grandmother C.W.730 Hannah (Davis) Williams 1751-1844.""

Associated Building

Used At Williams Homestead,

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Bedding

Dimensions

69.5 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Catherine W. Faucon

Accession Number

1928.1099

Places

Massachusetts (United States)