Panel from an overshot coverlet; Kentucky; 1800-1850

Panel from an overshot coverlet; Kentucky; 1800-1850

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Panel from an overshot coverlet; Kentucky; 1800-1850. 4-harness overshot weave: "Tennessee trouble" pattern. Said to have been woven by slave labor in Warren Co., Kentucky, with cotton and wool yarns in rose, blue and white. 6' 4" x 2' 4"
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coverlet panel
place made
United States: Kentucky, Kentucky
Physical Description
wool, cotton (overall material)
overshot (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 76 in x 28 in; 193.04 cm x 71.12 cm
ID Number
TE.T04792.000
catalog number
T04792.000
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Laura M. Allen
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Coverlets
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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