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

Object Type

Bedding

Dimensions

68.5 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Catherine W. Faucon

Accession Number

1928.1008