Geometric overshot coverlet

Description:

Geometric overshot coverlet. Blue and off-white, blue yarns are wool, white yarns are cotton. Series of conventionalized trees along longitudinal borders and top. Remainder divided into squares with geometrical block designs. Woven in 33" strips & sewn down center, might have been shortened.

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Credit Line: Bequest of Lenore Marie de Grande

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: TE.E387256Accession Number: 184369

Object Name: coverlet, overshotcoverlet

Physical Description: cotton, wool (overall material)overshot (overall production method/technique)Measurements: overall: 72 in x 62 in; 182.88 cm x 157.48 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-d034-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1448454

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