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Coverlet

1925.401 (RS276129)

Description

Reversible coverlet of blue wool and white cotton. Overall geometric pattern of repeating large scale wheels with crosses in center. Overlay pattern of diamond gridwork and blocks with crosses inside at intersection. Hemmed top. Applied border at sides and bottom, double round leno twist with fringed edges. Extensions on sides at bottom.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1780-1820
Material
cotton (textile)
drawn thread work
fringe
gauze
piecing
weaving
wool (textile)
Object type
Bedding
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Bedcover
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Coverlet
coverlets
Cup and Saucer
cups
drawn thread work
Drawnwork
Fringe
fringe
gauze
Geometric
geometric patterns
Leno Weave
Overshot
Pieced
piecing
saucers (plates)
Summer-Winter Weave
weaving
Wheel of Fortune
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
95 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1925.401
GUSN
30626
Reference Notes
Strickler. American Woven Coverlets. [No Publisher].

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Wheel of Fortune

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