Coverlet

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1800-1825

GUSN

GUSN-3194

Description

Long rectangular section of a coverlet; comprised of 2 1/2 panels of dark blue wool quilted with foliated scrolls on a diagonal line field with a repeat leaf border and paisley cone device at corners; butternut colored wool back.

Details

Descriptive Terms

coverlets
linsey-woolsey
piecing
quilting
weaving
Linsey-Woolsey
Quilted
Woven
Pieced
BEDSPREAD

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Bedding

Dimensions

90 x 45 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.977