Overshot "Snail Trail" Coverlet, Maryland; 19th C.

Overshot "Snail Trail" Coverlet, Maryland; 19th C.

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Description
Overshot, red and white coverlet woven in the Snails Trail pattern--fringe on three sides. Said to be woven by the donors grandmother in Parsonsburg, Maryland.
Object Name
Coverlet, overshot
Object Type
coverlets
Date made
19th century
maker
Parker, Luara Catherine Farlow
Physical Description
overshot (overall production method/technique)
snail trail (overall pattern)
red (overall color)
white (overall color)
wool (overall material)
cotton (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 83 in x 66 in; 210.82 cm x 167.64 cm
ID Number
1989.0609.001
accession number
1989.0609
catalog number
1989.0609.01
Credit Line
Gift of Robert P. Fondes and Helen K. Fondes in loving memory of our mother Tabitha Parker Fondes (1889-1988) and her mother.
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Coverlets
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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