Label

This finely woven fragment of wool cloth was salvaged from a blanket originally owned and used by George and Martha Washington. It was carefully preserved by descendants of Mrs. Washington's granddaughter, Martha Custis Peter.

Description

Fragment of finely woven, plain-woven, cream-colored wool cloth; 42 tpi x 47 tpi; selvedge not discernible; heavily stained.

Date

1750-1800


Geography


Material/Technique

Wool


Dimensions

Overall (H x W): 8 1/2 in. x 7 1/2 in. (21.59 cm x 19.05 cm)


Credit Line

Purchase, 1956


Object Number

W-2155/A


Colors (Beta)


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