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Coverlet

Description

Long rectangular section of a coverlet; comprised of 2 1/2 panels of dark blue wool quilted with foliated scrolls on a diagonal line field with a repeat leaf border and paisley cone device at corners; butternut colored wool back.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1825
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
linsey-woolsey
piecing
quilting
weaving
Object type
Bedding
Descriptive terms
BEDSPREAD
coverlets
linsey-woolsey
Linsey-Woolsey
Pieced
piecing
Quilted
quilting
weaving
Woven
Dimensions
90 x 45 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.977
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3194

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