Portion of a Shetland Blanket; 1983-1436-1
Portion of a Shetland BlanketAbout this object
Donated by:- Mrs C Gregory
Portion of a Shetland Blanket - brown and cream plaid pattern. Spun & woven by Elizabeth Tait of Walls, Shetland. Presented to her eldest son Christopher on his leaving home about 1866 to commence work on a Shetland fishing trawler.
Brought to NZ in 1874 it graced his matital bed and was used by his widow until her death in 1945.
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32cm W, 44cm LObject Type
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