Sheet

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1760-1800

GUSN

GUSN-8188

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

sheets (bed coverings)
cross-stitching
stitching
hand weaving
linen (material)
piecing
Hand Stitched
Pieced
Linen
Woven
Cross-stitched
SHEET

Inscription

Cross-stitched: BWW/3 Paper label stitched on sheet: ""Linen homespun sheet woven in my grandmother Hanah Williams (1751-1844) family. I had some of them when I was married May 1837. Betsey W. Everett May 1892. October 1896.""

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

68.5 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Catherine W. Faucon

Accession Number

1928.1008