BRANNER FAMILY, TIMBERVILLE, SHENANDOAH VALLEY OF VIRGINIA HOMESPUN WOOL BLANKETS AND COTTON SHEET, LOT OF THREE, each two joined panels, comprising two wool blankets with overall checkered pattern consisting of one red and white having three edges with applied fringe and the other red and black with natural cotton, and a cotton sheet. 19th century. Red and white blanket 76" x 87 1/2" with fringe; red and black blanket 69" x 81 3/4"; sheet 78" x 83".
Red and white blanket mostly in good to very good overall condition with light toning notably along edges, some scattered small holes with a few larger holes, lower half of one panel having large patch mend with additional mend stitching; red and black blanket with some wear, scattered small holes with a few mends, end edges with wear and tear, section of separation to center seam near middle; sheet in excellent condition with light toning and a few scattered stains and spotting.
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From the collection of the late Nancy and John Stewart, Broadway, VA.