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Vaughn-Dunn Woolen Mill Blanket (vertical striping)
PeopleAssociated Person: Clara Bolt
- Color: natural wool with blue striping
- Dimensions: 82 x 69 1/2 inches
- Pattern: wide vertical stripes (3 1/2 inches) crossed by a border of four narrow stripes (1 inch wide) at the top and bottom of the blanket
- Finishing: ends hemmed by hand using blue wool yarn in a blanket-stitch
This blanket is one of a matching set woven by an unknown employee at the Vaughn-Dunn Woolen Mill using locally-sourced wool. Vertical and horizontal stripes add a decorative value to the utilitarian bedding.
KeywordsVaughn-Dunn Woolen Mill, wool, blanket, Buffalo Mountain
Clara Bolt was the daughter of Addison and Anna Delina Whaley Bolt. Her family lived near the Vaughn Woolen Mill.