Overshot coverlet sample or fragment; Indiana


Fragment or sample of a blue and white: cotton and wool: 4-harness, overshot weave: "Governor's Garden" pattern. Columbus, IN

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.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Indiana, Columbus

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.T04896.000 [dup1]Catalog Number: T04896.000Accession Number: 71965

Object Name: coverlet fragmentcoverlet sample

Physical Description: cotton, wool (overall material)overshot (overall production method/technique)Measurements: overall: 18 1/2 in x 16 1/2 in; 46.99 cm x 41.91 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-bbbf-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_621512

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