Fragment of a twill weave, plaid coverlet or blanket, 19th century

Description (Brief):

Fragment of a twill weave, plaid coverlet or blanket, 19th century. Multi-colored plaid made with Rose path or Birds eye weave. The pattern is predominantly black and brown plaid-like pattern, with various zig-zag and diamond shapes. The hem is 1/4 inch and stitched with brown 3/2 ply z twist cotton. The center seam overcast with brown wool yarn.

Date Made: 19th century

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States

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


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Anonymous gift

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: TE.T16865.000Catalog Number: T16865.000Accession Number: 310652

Object Name: coverlet fragment, twill

Physical Description: cotton, wool (overall material)broken twill weave (overall production method/technique)Measurements: overall: 24 in x 21 in; 60.96 cm x 53.34 cm


Record Id: nmah_621756

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