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Copp Family Overshot Coverlet; Connecticut; c. 1790-1820

Copp Family Overshot Coverlet; Connecticut; c. 1790-1820

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Description
A member of the Copp family of Stonington, Connecticut wove this green, red, and white, overshot coverlet in a “Single Chariot Wheel” pattern. The coverlet was constructed of two panels woven as one length and features an applied wool fringe on three sides.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coverlet, overshot
date made
1800-1825
1790-1820
maker
unknown
place made
United States: Connecticut, Stonington
Physical Description
overshot (overall production method/technique)
cotton, wool (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 88 3/4 in x 84 in; 225.425 cm x 213.36 cm
ID Number
TE.H6674
catalog number
H006674.000
accession number
028810
Credit Line
Gift of John Brenton Copp
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Domestic Furnishings
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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