Overshot Coverlet; Undated

Description (Brief):

Blue and white, cotton and wool, overshot coverlet, featuring a pattern similar to Governors Garden or Mountain Cucumber (see page 154 Shuttle Craft Book of American Hand Weaving). The fringe is white and may be machine made. It has been applied to three sides. The top edge is hemmed, and a selvedge can be seen on the sides. The coverlet is in good condition.

Date Made: 19th century

Maker: unknown

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Gift of The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: TE.T17389Catalog Number: T17389.000Accession Number: 321804.209

Object Name: coverlet, overshot

Physical Description: overshot (overall production method/technique)indigo (overall color)natural (overall color)wool (overall material)cotton (overall material)Measurements: overall: 96 in x 85 in; 243.84 cm x 215.9 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-4a20-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_621358

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