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1926.235 (RS265911)

Description

Rust and olive green wool, natural cotton, reversible; central block gridwork of red horizontal lines intersected by green lines; four block "Garden" variation pattern at intersections; solid blocks. Side border columns of interlocking "Garden" motifs in red; green bars. Same border at bottom; combined colors. Bottom corner blocks "Garden" motifs; green and red. Selvage sides; hemmed top and bottom.

Details

Maker
Knowles, Mehitable (Woodman), 1790-1845 (Maker)
Date
1810-1845
Material
cotton (textile)
piecing
weaving
wool (textile)
Object type
Bedding
Descriptive terms
Bedcover
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Coverlet
coverlets
Garden
gardens
Geometric
geometric patterns
Overshot
Pieced
piecing
Star of Bethlehem
weaving
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
82 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1926.235
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Martha A. Knowles
GUSN
9958
Reference Notes
Strickler. American Woven Coverlets. [No Publisher].
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Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Garden

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