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Coverlet

Description

Linsey-woolsey coverlet of rectangular form with cut corners, comprised of panels of linen and wool ("linsey-woolsey") blend fabric, woven in a 'bird's-eye' pattern, light blue with butternut reverse.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1810
Location of origin
USA, New England
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
linsey-woolsey
quilting
Object type
Bedding
Descriptive terms
COVERLET
coverlets
Linsey-Woolsey
linsey-woolsey
Quilted
quilting
Dimensions
99.5 x 108 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1289
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2834

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