Susan Fussell Alexander, double-cloth coverlet; Tennessee, ca. 1840

Susan Fussell Alexander, double-cloth coverlet; Tennessee, ca. 1840

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Geometric, double-cloth coverlet in blue wool & natural cotton. Said to have been made by Susan Fussell Alexander; Columbia, Murray County, Tennessee, in about 1840. No fringes.
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Object Name
coverlet, geometric
Date made
about 1840 ?
Alexander, Susan Fussell
Fussel, Margaret
Alexander, Susan Fussell
Physical Description
geometric (overall production method/technique)
double weave (overall production method/technique)
blue (overall color)
natural (overall color)
cotton, wool (overall material)
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Evelyn Alexander Duncan
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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