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Object Name Sheet
Object ID # 1980.7.37
Creator Maker Unknown
Place of Origin Bucks County, Pennsylvania
Material Cotton, Silk
Dimensions W-80 L-72 inches
Description A handspun bed sheet comprised of one panel of bleached plain weave cotton. Along the bottom edge are the cross-stitched initials "L.F." in brown silk. The top and bottom edge have a 1/8" wide foldover hem while the right and left edge have been left unfinished.
Provenance The initials pertain to the owner but there is no additional information about the owner or maker of this piece, other than it came out of the family of Jacob Y. Fretz (1908-1987) of Hilltown Township, Bucks County. It is believed that the sheet probably originates from Bucks County.
Source Gift of Jacob Y. Fretz
Collection Textiles-Household