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"King's Flower" pattern overshot coverlet

"King's Flower" pattern overshot coverlet

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Description
Overshot coverlet, red, indigo, white, Kings Flower pattern. Yarns: warp - 2ply off-white cotton; ground weft, off white singels cotton; pattern 2-ply red and indido wool, was larger, but edges have been re-hemmed. Originally woven in 2 widths, each over 34" wide. coarsely woven, 19th century
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Coverlet
coverlet, overshot
date made
19th century
Physical Description
overshot (overall production method/technique)
king's flower (overall pattern)
red (overall color)
indigo (overall color)
white (overall color)
wool (overall material)
cotton (overall material)
ID Number
TE.T11471
catalog number
T11471.000
accession number
212398
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Stephen F. Cameron
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Coverlets
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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