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Physical Description:
wool (overall material)
twill (overall production method/technique)
yellow (overall color)
rose (overall color)
brown (overall color)
Measurements:
overall: 95 in x 86 in; 241.3 cm x 218.44 cm
Object Name:
coverlet, twill
Place made:
United States: Connecticut, Stonington
Date made:
very late 18th century or early 19th century
Date made:
c. 1770-1820
c. 1790-1820
Description:
A member of the Copp family of Stonington, Connecticut wove this pink, red, medium red, gold, and brown diamond twill weave coverlet in the late 18th century using 2-ply and single-ply linen yarns for the warp and 2-ply cotton yarns for the ground weft. The pattern is similar the pattern known as "Granite State.” The lower fringe is five inches long, and was created by knotting the linen warp yarns used in the coverlet.
Location:
Currently not on view
Credit Line:
Gift of John Brenton Copp
ID Number:
TE.H6676
Catalog number:
H006676.000
Accession number:
28810
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Coverlets
Textiles
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_622056