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