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Collection: Elizabeth Terlouw Collection
Object Id Number: 93.5.68
Object Name: Fragment, woven
Description: Wedding sheet fragment - White linen, plain weave. Warp and weft are handspun linen. Tagged by Elizabeth Terlouw, "Flax grown, spun and woven by Mary Jane Dolph MacDowell, Hugaboone, NY (near Sodus). Married at age 11 years of age, died in her 30s in 1864. These sheets were for her daughter's wedding." Hemmed by hand on two sides, top hem is in drawn thread work.
Subjects: Natural Fiber - Linen (Udf1)
Woven - Plain Weave (Udf3)
Natural Fiber - Linen (Udf7)
Artist: MacDowell, Mary Jane Dolph
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