Coverlet, overshot, star and diamond; Pennsylvania

Coverlet, overshot, star and diamond; Pennsylvania

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Overshot coverlet woven in buff, green, blue and red. Two sides of the coverlet have red, green, and blue fringe, and one side has buff colored fringe. The overall design is one of " Diamonds and Stars." There is a self fringe on three sides of the coverlet: two are blue and green wool, one is beige cotton. According to the donor, this coverlet was made by her great-grandmother.
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Object Name
coverlet, overshot
Date made
before 1903
1820 to 1830
date made
Rose, William Henry Harrison
Place Made
United States: Pennsylvania, Manheim
Physical Description
overshot (overall production method/technique)
Diamonds and Stars (overall pattern)
wool (overall material)
cotton (overall material)
green, blue, red (overall color)
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Emma F. Streater
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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