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Coverlet

1942.4386 (RS119311)

Description

Overshot wool coverlet. Double woven reversible design woven in red, blue, pale green, and tan. Central floral wreath medallion at center atop a square lattice work patterned background. Floral wreath border. Red, blue, green, and tan fringe.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1835-1850
Inscriptions
"H" (Red thread)
Associated Building
Original to Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House (Gloucester, Mass.).
Material
weaving
wool (textile)
Object type
Bedding
Descriptive terms
Coverlet
coverlets
weaving
Wool
wool (textile)
Woven
Dimensions
80 x 83 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1942.4386
Credit Line
Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann
GUSN
56698

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