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Blanket from the British brig "Boxer"

Blanket from the British brig "Boxer"
Title
Blanket from the British brig "Boxer"
Date 
1800-1813
Medium 
Wool
Dimensions 
Overall: 86 3/4 x 69 x 1/4 in. ( 220.3 x 175.3 x 0.6 cm )
Description 
Ivory colored woven wool blanket with a pair of narrow blue bands bordering upper and lower edge; said to have been taken from the British brig "Boxer" during the War of 1812.
Credit Line 
Gift of Miss Jean Conkey
Object Number 
1964.44
Gallery Label 
On September 5, 1813, the British brig "Boxer" was captured off the Maine coast by the U.S. brig "Enterprise." According to the donor, this blanket was taken from the British ship at the time of its capture.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group