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Physical Description:
cotton, wool (overall material)
Summer-and-Winter weave (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 69 1/2 in x 25 in; 176.53 cm x 63.5 cm
overall: 67 in x 24 1/2 in; 170.18 cm x 62.23 cm
Object Name:
coverlet sample, Summer-and-Winter
Place made:
United States: Kentucky
Date made:
1938
Description:
Berea College Summer and Winter coverlet Sample, 1938. Berea College Summer and Winter coverlet Sample, 1938. Coverlet sample in "Summer and Winter" weave with the "Snowball center and "Pine Tree" border. Modern, hand-woven, double-face, 7 harness 12 treadle weave of homespun yarn. The web consists of a tabby foundation in white cotton woven with a pattern of indigo-dyed wool as in "overshot" weaving--which closely interweaves with the ground. Copied from an old coverlet and made at Berea College in 1938.
Coverlet sample in "Summer and Winter" weave with the "Snowball center and "Pine Tree" border. Modern, hand-woven, double-face, 7 harness 12 treadle weave of homespun yarn. The web consists of a tabby foundation in white cotton woven with a pattern of indigo-dyed wool as in "overshot" weaving--which closely interweaves with the ground. copied from an old coverlet and made at Berea College in 1938.
Location:
Currently not on view
Credit Line:
Gift of Miss Anna L. Walker
ID Number:
TE.T8206
Catalog number:
T08206.000
Accession number:
147895
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Coverlets
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746af-a6c4-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_621772