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Catalog Number 00.23.3
Object Name Sheet, Woven
Description Lightweight, natural-colored linen bed sheet, hand-woven in plain or tabby weave w/embroidered name/date/laundry markings at top ctr. Made w/two full widths of fabric seamed together down the ctr. Top/bttm are narrowly hemmed by hand. Long sides are selvages. Embroidered over the seam, centered 2« below top edge is the name Mary Ann Fisher. Underneath to R/of seam is the date 1824. L/of seam is laundry number no7. Tiny embroidery is cross-stitch over one thread. Linen shows brown vertical stripe due to unbleached yarns.
Date 1824
Other Name Bed Sheet