Coverlet

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1810-1845

GUSN

GUSN-9958

Description

Rust and olive green wool, natural cotton, reversible; central block gridwork of red horizontal lines intersected by green lines; four block "Garden" variation pattern at intersections; solid blocks. Side border columns of interlocking "Garden" motifs in red; green bars. Same border at bottom; combined colors. Bottom corner blocks "Garden" motifs; green and red. Selvage sides; hemmed top and bottom.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Pattern

Garden

Related Items

Title Coverlet Accession Number 1926.234

Maker

Knowles, Mehitable (Woodman), 1790-1845 (Maker)

Object Type

Bedding

Dimensions

82 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Martha A. Knowles

Accession Number

1926.235

Reference Notes

Strickler. American Woven Coverlets. [No Publisher].