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Catalog Number 10423-1
Title Blanket; Hand Woven, Wool, White
Object Name Blanket
Description Hand Woven, Wool, White
Date 1896
Made Brooks, Sarah Jane Packer
Length (in) 79
Width (in) 48.75
People Brooks, Sarah Jane (Packer)
History Blanket combed, carded and woven by Sarah Jane Packer Brooks around 1896. She was the great grandmother of Earl Brooks.

Earl Brooks was born in Dawson County, Nebraska to William A. Brooks and Nora Blakesley Brooks. William was born in Penslyvania to Calvin Brooks and Sarah Brooks. It is unknow where Sarah was living in 1896, when she supposedly made this blanket. According to the 1900 Census, however, Calvin and Sarah Brooks were living in Fairview, Dawson County, Nebraska.
Credit line Mrs. Lavonne Brooks Morris, Priest River, Idaho
Collection Brooks, Mrs. Earl W.