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ID number:  WB-HC0790A
Institution:  Winterbourne House and Garden
Named collection:  Winterbourne House Nettlefold Collection
Title / Object name:  One of two cot-size sheets, cotton with blue floral print, named R. Nettlefold.
Object type:  Linen
Date made:  1880-1890
Materials:  Cotton
Measurements:  overall: 113 cm x 82 cm (H x W x D x Dia x Wt)
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Cot-sized sheet, cotton with blue floral print, with tapes at two corners. Marked with Cash's woven nametape - R. Nettlefold. Belonged to Ruth Nettlefold. May have been a needlework practice piece from school, or bed linen used at school. Ruth Nettlefold attended a boarding school at 35-37 Sussex Square Brighton, set up by the Lawrence sisters to prepare girls for Girton and Newnham Colleges, Cambridge. The school later became known as Roedean and moved to a new site in 1895.

Notes:  Credit line - Presented by the heirs of Sam Kenrick

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