Identifier: Historic Hope Plantation
This bedsheet (92" x 70") can be found on the tall-post bed in the King-Bazemore parlor. It was made in Massachussets during the first quarter of the 19th century by stitching together two widths of homespun linen. Many of the blankets, sheets, and clothes on the plantation were made by its enslaved workers. How many sets of sheets do you think you would own if you had to make your own? more...