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Coverlet

1926.234 (RS265914)

Description

Blue and natural, reversible; overall geometric pattern of gridwork blocks; crosses in corners encircled by half rings. Attached border leno twist; additional leno twist running down middle of border. Edges with fringe; rounded bottom corners; top edge hemmed.

Details

Maker
Knowles, Mehitable (Woodman), 1790-1845 (Maker)
Date
1820-1845
Material
cotton (textile)
drawn thread work
fringe
gauze
weaving
wool (textile)
Object type
Bedding
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Bedcover
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Coverlet
coverlets
drawn thread work
Drawnwork
Fringe
fringe
gauze
Geometric
geometric patterns
Leno Weave
Overshot
weaving
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
94 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1926.234
GUSN
9959
Reference Notes
Strickler. American Woven Coverlets. [No Publisher].
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