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Accession Number 1990.23
Catalog Number 1990.23.24
Object Name Blanket
Description Blanket. Natural cotton warp, wool weft dyed from nature-probably madder (red), black walnuts, Indigo (blue), (purple) ?. Handwoven in two panels from handspun warp and weft. Believed to have been woven ca. 1875 in Norway. Brought to America in 1880 by Randi Oien Fredrickson. Called an Oakra.
Date 1880
Year Range from 1880.0
Dimensions W-48 L-64 inches
Collection Leelanau Historical Society Collection
People Fredrickson, Randi
FREDRICKSON FAMILY
Fretheim, Norma
Search Terms Garthe. Fredrickson. Northport.
Blanket
Oakra
Fredrickson family
Norway
Norwegian