Panel from an overshot coverlet; Kentucky; 1800-1850

Description (Brief):

Panel from an overshot coverlet; Kentucky; 1800-1850. 4-harness overshot weave: "Tennessee trouble" pattern. Said to have been woven by slave labor in Warren Co., Kentucky, with cotton and wool yarns in rose, blue and white. 6' 4" x 2' 4"

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Kentucky, Kentucky

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


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Laura M. Allen

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: TE.T04792.000Catalog Number: T04792.000

Object Name: coverlet panel

Physical Description: wool, cotton (overall material)overshot (overall production method/technique)Measurements: overall: 76 in x 28 in; 193.04 cm x 71.12 cm


Record Id: nmah_621497

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