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Physical Description:
geometric (overall style)
double weave (overall production method/technique)
blue, white (overall color)
wool, cotton (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 81 in x 71 in; 205.74 cm x 180.34 cm
overall: 80 in x 69 in; 203.2 cm x 175.26 cm
Object Name:
Coverlet
coverlet, geometric
Place made:
United States
Date made:
19th century
Description:
Geometric, double-woven coverlet in blue and white. There is a simple star figure surrounded by the smaller snowballs. Small pine trees make up the border on three sides. There is a small geometric border beyond the pine trees. There is a self fringe on the bottom edge. The coverlet was woven in 2 sections, and then sewn together. One section is smaller than the other.
Location:
Currently not on view
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Nell Windsor Robinson and Mr. Benj. R. Windsor
ID Number:
TE.T11505
Catalog number:
T11505.000
Accession number:
215853
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Coverlets
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-48e2-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_620616