Overshot Coverlet panel; 19th century


This blue & white, cotton and wool, overshot coverlet was executed in a "Rose" pattern. This is one panel of a coverlet which has had the center seam removed either due to use and age or as a result of Colonial Revival repurposing as curtains or portieres. The other half is T11168-A. This section has a center seam, and three finished seams. There is one hemmed edge, and there are two selvedges. The coverlet has a small overall design, sometimes known as Roses.

Date Made: 19th century

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States

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Credit Line: Gift of Alice Toole Barnes

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: TE.T11168BCatalog Number: T11168.00BAccession Number: 204487

Object Name: coverlet panel, overshot

Physical Description: overshot (overall production method/technique)roses (overall pattern)blue (overall color)natural (overall color)cotton (overall material)Measurements: overall: 46 in x 60 in; 116.84 cm x 152.4 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-57db-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_620405

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