Overshot Coverlet panel; 19th century

Overshot Coverlet panel; 19th century

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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.
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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)
overall: 46 in x 60 in; 116.84 cm x 152.4 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Alice Toole Barnes
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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