Panel from an overshot coverlet; possibly 18th century

Description (Brief):

This appears to be one section, or lengthwise panel, of an overshot coverlet. It is made of olive green wool and light brown (may have been white or buff at one time) linen. The geometric pattern is similar to John Lande's #44 and Miss cobb #2 (Atwater P. 191). It may have been made in the 18th century.

Date Made: 18th century ?

Maker: unknown

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Georgia, Unknown

See more items in: Home and Community Life: Textiles, Coverlets


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Gift of Mr. R.P. Tolman

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: TE.T13595Catalog Number: T13595.000Accession Number: 259499

Object Name: coverlet panel, overshot

Physical Description: olive green (overall color)light brown (overall color)linen, wool (overall material)


Record Id: nmah_620419

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