Fragment of a rose blanket

Embroidery fragment

probably American
late 18th century

Object Place: United States


37.5 x 46 cm (14 3/4 x 18 1/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave with wool embroidery

Not On View


Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts



White blanket fragment embroidered with compass rose motif in pink, yellow, and white thread in cross stitch and other stitches; less than half of the outer ring of white cross stitching survives; inner ring of pink cross stitching around four crossed pink and yellow bars which fan out at the ends; selvedge on left, other three edges are frayed; (rose blanket fragment)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Isabel Cobb French