Blanket

Blanket
Title
Blanket
Date 
1860-1865
Medium 
Wool
Dimensions 
Overall: 76 1/4 x 55 in. ( 193.7 x 139.7 cm )
Description 
Wool blanket; buff color with red and black bands at both ends; ink inscription (faded) on one side.
Credit Line 
Gift of Walter F. Davis
Object Number 
1948.431
Marks 
handwritten in ink on blanket side: "DAVIS/...."
Gallery Label 
According to accession records, this blanket was used by the donor's father, Private David P. Davis of the 5th New York Volunteer Infantry (Duryea's Zouaves), during the Civil War. The blanket was fastened to the top of Private Davis's knapsack.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group