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Overshot Coverlet panel; 19th century

Overshot Coverlet panel; 19th century

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Description
This blue & white, cotton and wool, overshot coverlet was executed in a "Rose" pattern. This is one panel of a coverlet which has had the center seam removed either due to use and age or as a result of Colonial Revival repurposing as curtains or portieres. The other half is T11168-A. This section has a center seam, and three finished seams. There is one hemmed edge, and there are two selvedges. The coverlet has a small overall design, sometimes known as Roses.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coverlet panel, overshot
date made
19th century
place made
United States
Physical Description
overshot (overall production method/technique)
roses (overall pattern)
blue (overall color)
natural (overall color)
cotton (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 46 in x 60 in; 116.84 cm x 152.4 cm
ID Number
TE.T11168B
catalog number
T11168.00B
accession number
204487
Credit Line
Gift of Alice Toole Barnes
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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