"King's Flower" pattern overshot coverlet

"King's Flower" pattern overshot coverlet

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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
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Object Name
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
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Stephen F. Cameron
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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