Coverlet

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1820-1830

GUSN

GUSN-11060

Description

Rectangular form comprised of three hand-woven panels on off-white ground stencilled with a diamond and "dash" pattern; border has a field of floral sprigs and circles of leafy sprigs with floral sprigs and an inner border has undulating flowering vines on three sides in green, red and yellow; hand hemmed and seamed.

Details

Descriptive Terms

coverlets
cotton (textile)
stenciling
weaving
Bedcover
Coverlet
Coverlet

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Bedding

Dimensions

78 x 108 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.409