Coverlet

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1835-1850

GUSN

GUSN-56698

Description

Overshot wool coverlet. Double woven reversible design woven in red, blue, pale green, and tan. Central floral wreath medallion at center atop a square lattice work patterned background. Floral wreath border. Red, blue, green, and tan fringe.

Details

Descriptive Terms

coverlets
wool (textile)
weaving
Wool
Woven
Coverlet

Inscription

"H" (Red thread)

Associated Building

Original to Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House (Gloucester, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Bedding

Dimensions

80 x 83 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann

Accession Number

1942.4386