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Coverlet fragment

1917.255 (RS276124)

Description

Rectangular coverlet fragment woven in birdseye twill weave. Windowpane check pattern of gold, brown, blue and white. Large scale gold and brown intersecting lines with narrow brown, blue and white lines. Ground overshot pattern of bars and small diamonds.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1845
Material
hand weaving
piecing
twill
weaving
wool (textile)
Object type
Bedding
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
Bedcover
checker pattern
Coverlet
coverlets
fragments
Geometric
geometric patterns
hand weaving
Overshot
Pieced
piecing
twill
Twilled
weaving
Windowpane
Wool
wool (textile)
Woven
Woven Check
Dimensions
80 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1917.255
GUSN
9961

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