Geometric Double-cloth "Rose and Star" Coverlet, 1825-1850


A treadling error was made in one section of this double-woven coverlet (by accident, we assume) and intentionally repeated in the other section so they would match. This coverlet is made of cotton and wool, and is woven in a geometric design of squares and circles. There is a cut self fringe on the lower edge, and an uncut fringe on each side. The coverlet was woven in two pieces that were sewn together. The name of the weaver is unknown.

Date Made: 1846ca 18461825-1850

Maker: unknown

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States

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Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Mary F. Sargent

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: TE.T10098Catalog Number: T10098.000Accession Number: 060464

Object Name: coverletcoverlet, geometric

Physical Description: double weave (overall production method/technique)cotton, wool (overall material)Measurements: overall: 66 in x 77 1/4 in; 167.64 cm x 196.215 cm


Record Id: nmah_620615

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