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1924.844 (RS265913)

Description

Blue, red and light green wool, white cotton, reversible; overall geometric pattern of gridwork; plain blocks. Gridwork of blocks, bars and pattern that looks like repeating crowns. White cotton warp fringe at bottom. Red, blue and green pattern weft fringe on sides; top edge hemmed.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1860
Material
cotton (textile)
fringe
piecing
weaving
wool (textile)
Object type
Bedding
Places
Possibly New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
Bedcover
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Coverlet
coverlets
Fringe
fringe
Geometric
geometric patterns
Overshot
Pieced
piecing
weaving
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
76 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1924.844
GUSN
30434

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