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Baby Sweater
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Title: Baby Sweater
Identifier: 983.6.3
Donor: Unknown
Item Date: 1900-1930
Creation Date: 2011
Location: Bradley Museum

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Description: Fine wool baby sweater, long sleeved, scalloped edges around neck. Open front with two ties. Tag sewn on bottom “Rubens” Trademark.

Wool is the fibre derived from the fur of animals of the Caprinae family, principally sheep, but the hair of certain species of other mammals such as goats, llamas and rabbits may also be called wool. In addition to clothing, wool has been used for blankets, horse rugs, saddle cloths, carpeting, felt, wool insulation (also see links) and upholstery. _http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wool#Refined_products_

Also see: "Keep Me Warm One Night" page 55 and 56, Burnham and Burnham
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