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Bedsheet

Bedsheet
Title
Bedsheet
Date 
1880-1930
Medium 
Linen, silk
Dimensions 
Overall: 37 x 96 in. ( 94 x 243.8 cm )
Description 
White linen bedsheet with scalloped lace border with flowerbud design; oval of flowers embroidered in center around the initials, "ESM."
Object Number 
Z.1330
Marks 
embroidered: "ESM"
Gallery Label 
The initials embroidered on this bedsheet stand for Elizabeth Sproat Lenox, who married the prosperous New York merchant Robert Maitland in 1814.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group