Coverlet

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1820-1850

GUSN

GUSN-48751

Description

Blue and white, reversible; overall geometric design of rows of blocks; interiors divided by gridwork. Sashing of gridwork of alternating dark and light bands; solid intersections. Applied woven border; leno twist work and fringed edges except across top. Bottom corners rounded; top edge bound. Fringe and leno twist natural color cotton; body of coverlet employs white.

Details

Descriptive Terms

coverlets
cotton (textile)
drawn thread work
fringe
gauze
weaving
piecing
textiles
wool (textile)
geometric patterns
Bedcover
Coverlet
Wool
Cotton
Fringe
Overshot
Drawnwork
Geometric
Leno Weave
Pieced
Unidentified Textile
Coverlet

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

90 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew W. Wood

Accession Number

1972.152

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