Coverlet

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1820-1850

GUSN

GUSN-45376

Description

Rust and green wool with white cotton, reversible; overall geometric gridwork pattern with solid blocks and intersections; four- pointed "Stars of Bethlehem". Fringed sides; hemmed top and bottom.

Details

Descriptive Terms

coverlets
cotton (textile)
fringe
weaving
piecing
wool (textile)
geometric patterns
Bedcover
Coverlet
Wool
Cotton
Fringe
Overshot
Pieced
Geometric
Star of Bethlehem
Coverlet

Pattern

Star of Bethlehem

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Bedding

Dimensions

97 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1952.M43

Reference Notes

Strickler. American Woven Coverlets. [No Publisher].