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Coverlet

Description

Blue and white, reversible; overall geometric design of rows of blocks; interiors divided by gridwork. Sashing of gridwork of alternating dark and light bands; solid intersections. Applied woven border; leno twist work and fringed edges except across top. Bottom corners rounded; top edge bound. Fringe and leno twist natural color cotton; body of coverlet employs white.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1850
Material
cotton (textile)
drawn thread work
fringe
gauze
piecing
textiles
weaving
wool (textile)
Object type
Bedding
Descriptive terms
Bedcover
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Coverlet
coverlets
drawn thread work
Drawnwork
Fringe
fringe
gauze
Geometric
geometric patterns
Leno Weave
Overshot
Pieced
piecing
textiles
Unidentified Textile
weaving
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
90 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1972.152
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew W. Wood
GUSN
48751
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