Bedsheet

Object Number: 
Z.1330
Date: 
1880-1930
Medium: 
Linen, silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 37 x 96 in. ( 94 x 243.8 cm )
Marks: 
embroidered: "ESM"
Description: 
White linen bedsheet with scalloped lace border with flowerbud design; oval of flowers embroidered in center around the initials, "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