Panel from an overshot coverlet; possibly 18th century

Panel from an overshot coverlet; possibly 18th century

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Description (Brief)
This appears to be one section, or lengthwise panel, of an overshot coverlet. It is made of olive green wool and light brown (may have been white or buff at one time) linen. The geometric pattern is similar to John Lande's #44 and Miss cobb #2 (Atwater P. 191). It may have been made in the 18th century.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coverlet panel, overshot
date made
18th century ?
maker
unknown
Place Made
United States: Georgia, Unknown
Physical Description
olive green (overall color)
light brown (overall color)
linen, wool (overall material)
ID Number
TE.T13595
catalog number
T13595.000
accession number
259499
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. R.P. Tolman
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Coverlets
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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