"Rose Path" overshot coverlet; early 19th C.

Description:

"Rose Path" overshot coverlet; early 19th C.. Rose path weave, block pattern. Pairs of crosswise white bars intersect pairs of chain-like lengthwise bars, forming blocks about 41/2" x 5" square. The chain like motifs are created from the weave, based on rosepath threading. Made with 2 ply s twist white cotton and 2 ply s twist blue wool. Center seam is stitched with the indigo wool of which the cloth is woven top and bottom hems are stitched with indigo 2 ply s twist linen. No fringes or borders.

Date Made: early 19th century

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Pennsylvania

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Credit Line: Gift of Miss Doris M. Bowman

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: TE.T14702Catalog Number: T14702.00SAccession Number: 280887

Object Name: coverlet, overshot

Physical Description: overshot (overall production method/technique)cotton, wool, linen (overall material)Measurements: overall: 83 in x 70 in; 210.82 cm x 177.8 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-4a21-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_621359

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