Overshot coverlet, Virginia, 1830s?

Overshot coverlet, Virginia, 1830s?

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Description (Brief)
Overshot, natural & indigo-dyed coverlet; Pine Bloom design. Probably made in VA by the donors great-grandmother Johnston (no middle name given) (Elizabeth Babb Rusk's grandmother Johnston.)
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Coverlet, overshot
Object Type
Pine Bloom
Date made
1830s
maker
unknown
place made
United States: Virginia
Physical Description
overshot (overall production method/technique)
pine bloom (overall pattern)
natural (overall color)
indigo (overall color)
wool (overall material)
cotton (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 88 1/2 in x 102 in; 224.79 cm x 259.08 cm
ID Number
TE.T9002
catalog number
T09002.000
accession number
168187
Credit Line
Gift of Lou Babb Rusk
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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