Double rya blanket.
18th c Swedish Folk Textiles
Wool; Cotton; Flax
Rya knotting; Plain weave
Minneapolis. Minneapolis Institute of Arts.
Probably from Oland. The 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. | c. 1700-1799 | Swedish | Folk Art | ©Kathleen Cohen | minn1272
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