Coverlet fragment, broken twill, multi-harness; 19th century?

Coverlet fragment, broken twill, multi-harness; 19th century?

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Description (Brief)
This broken twill weave, multi-shaft coverlet fragment was collected by the museum because of its pattern. It measures 48 inches by 35 inches and was woven using 2-ply, S-twist, Z-spun red, white, and blue cotton and wool yarns. There is very little information in the object file.
Object Name
coverlet fragment
Physical Description
cotton, wool (overall material)
broken twill weave (overall production method/technique)
overall: 48 in x 35 in; 121.92 cm x 88.9 cm
ID Number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Ruth M. Brenner
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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