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Geometric overshot coverlet

Geometric overshot coverlet

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Description
Geometric overshot coverlet. Blue and off-white, blue yarns are wool, white yarns are cotton. Series of conventionalized trees along longitudinal borders and top. Remainder divided into squares with geometrical block designs. Woven in 33" strips & sewn down center, might have been shortened.
Object Name
coverlet, overshot
coverlet
Physical Description
cotton, wool (overall material)
overshot (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 72 in x 62 in; 182.88 cm x 157.48 cm
ID Number
TE.E387256
accession number
184369
Credit Line
Bequest of Lenore Marie de Grande
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Coverlets
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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