Checked twill weave Coverlet fragment; 19th C.

Checked twill weave Coverlet fragment; 19th C.

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Description (Brief)
Coverlet fragment in a multi-colored check design, woven with a twill weave. The white yarns are 3 ply z- twist cotton and the light blue, dark blue and red yarns are 2ply z- twist wool. The yarn count is 19 x 21 per inch. A 3" x 5' section is missing in one corner. Pattern: 8 5/8" x 9" repeat.
Neg # 74-2025.
Object Name
coverlet fragment
coverlet fragment, twill
date made
19th century
place made
United States
Physical Description
cotton, wool (overall material)
twill weave (overall production method/technique)
overall: 36 in x 13 in; 91.44 cm x 33.02 cm
ID Number
accession number
Credit Line
Anonymous gift
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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