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Double rya blanket. Detail.
18th c Swedish Folk Textiles

SWEDISH Anonymous
c. 1700-1799
18th c
Wool; Cotton; Flax
Rya knotting; Plain weave
Minneapolis. Minneapolis Institute of Arts.
Probably from Oland. Initials at the head end suggest the blanket was made for a specific person possibly as part of a wedding trousseau.

Caption: SWEDISH Anonymous | Double rya blanket. Detail. | c. 1700-1799 | Swedish | Folk Art | ┬ęKathleen Cohen | minn1273

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