12-harness Overshot Coverlet fragment

Description (Brief):

Red, natural, and blue coverlet fragment--Heavy close, 12 harness overshot weave, with a geometric pattern, featuring diamonds and triangles. A thin piece of printed brown fabric is used as binding along one edge.

Date Made: 19th century

Location: Currently not on view

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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Nellie S. Johnson

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: TE.T7584Catalog Number: T07584.000Accession Number: 129580

Object Name: coverlet fragment

Physical Description: cotton, wool (overall material)overshot (overall production method/technique)Measurements: overall: 16 in x 10 3/8 in; 40.64 cm x 26.3525 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-44b6-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_625295

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