Coverlets, Cultural Objects
Vaughn-Dunn Woolen Mill Blanket (blue stripes)
PeopleAssociated Person: Maurice Harris
- Colors: natural wool with blue striping
- Dimensions: 79 x 65 inches
- Pattern: three 1 3/4 inch blue stripes nine inches from the ends
- Finishing: ends hemmed by hand
This Vaughn-Dunn Woolen Mill blanket was woven by an unknown employee using locally-sourced wool. Three horizontal blue stripes decorate the top and bottom of the natural colored blanket.
KeywordsVaughn Woolen Mill, blanket, wool, Buffalo Mountain
Farm families from Floyd, Patrick, and Carroll Counties brought wool shorn from their own sheep to the Vaughn Woolen Mill to sell or exchange for blankets woven in the mill.