This red, white, and blue coverlet was woven in a diamond twill weave pattern with reverse twill borders along three sides. The pattern consists of a check of one a quarter white blocks alternating with two and a half blocks of the red and blue combined. The blocks were carefully planned so that the white blocks consist of one diamond and the red-blue blocks consists of five diamond. The borders are striped similar to a herringbone twill. The white yarns are cotton, and red and blue yarns are wool. All of the yarns are 2-ply, Z-twist, S-spun. The coverlet measures 84 inches by 70 inches. This coverlet was likely woven in the first half of the nineteenth century.
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