Coverlet

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1780-1820

GUSN

GUSN-30626

Description

Reversible coverlet of blue wool and white cotton. Overall geometric pattern of repeating large scale wheels with crosses in center. Overlay pattern of diamond gridwork and blocks with crosses inside at intersection. Hemmed top. Applied border at sides and bottom, double round leno twist with fringed edges. Extensions on sides at bottom.

Details

Descriptive Terms

coverlets
cotton (textile)
drawn thread work
fringe
gauze
weaving
piecing
wool (textile)
cups
saucers (plates)
geometric patterns
Bedcover
Coverlet
Wool
Cotton
Fringe
Summer-Winter Weave
Drawnwork
Pieced
Geometric
Overshot
Wheel of Fortune
Leno Weave
Cup and Saucer
Coverlet

Pattern

Wheel of Fortune

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

95 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1925.401

Reference Notes

Strickler. American Woven Coverlets. [No Publisher].

Places

Massachusetts (United States)