"Weaver Rose" overshot coverlet fragment; Rhode Island


"Weaver Rose" overshot coverlet fragment; Rhode Island. All wool; tan and brown; 4-harness overshot coverlet weave: "Sunrise," woven by William Henry Harrison Rose, "Weaver Rose" Kingston, R. I.

Because of the donor, Mrs. Allen's, importance in teaching and preserving early handweaving, and the use of materials she collected in books on the subject, NMAH should keep the fragments she donated in the collection, as part of the national woven coverlet collection.

Maker: Rose, William Henry Harrison

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Rhode Island, Kingston

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


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Credit Line: Gift of Laura M. Allen

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: TE.T04827.000Catalog Number: T04827.000Accession Number: 71965

Object Name: coverlet fragment

Physical Description: wool (overall material)overshot (overall production method/technique)Measurements: overall: 7 1/2 in x 11 in; 19.05 cm x 27.94 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-6945-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_621498

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