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Mattress cover fragment

Description

Narrow rectangular strip with seam down middle; plain weave linen woven in uneven light blue stripes on grey ground. Patch 10.5" x 17.5" of twill weave linen woven in uneven light blue and cream stripes of off-white ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1770-1820
Material
hand weaving
linen (material)
piecing
tabby (textile)
textiles
ticking
weaving
Object type
Bedding
Descriptive terms
COVER, MATTRESS
fragments
hand weaving
Linen
linen (material)
Novelty Weave
Pieced
piecing
Stripe
stripes
tabby (textile)
textiles
Tick
ticking
ticks (coverings)
Twilled
Unidentified Textile
weaving
Woven
Dimensions
11.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1941.769
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. William F. Hopson
GUSN
52397

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