Coverlet

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1820-1845

GUSN

GUSN-9959

Description

Blue and natural, reversible; overall geometric pattern of gridwork blocks; crosses in corners encircled by half rings. Attached border leno twist; additional leno twist running down middle of border. Edges with fringe; rounded bottom corners; top edge hemmed.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Maker

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

Dimensions

94 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1926.234

Reference Notes

Strickler. American Woven Coverlets. [No Publisher].

Places

Massachusetts (United States)

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