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"Weaver Rose" overshot coverlet fragment; Rhode Island

"Weaver Rose" overshot coverlet fragment; Rhode Island

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"Weaver Rose" overshot coverlet fragment; Rhode Island. All wool; tan and brown; 4-harness overshot coverlet weave: "Sunrise," woven by William Henry Harrison Rose, "Weaver Rose" Kingston, R. I.
Because of the donor, Mrs. Allen's, importance in teaching and preserving early handweaving, and the use of materials she collected in books on the subject, NMAH should keep the fragments she donated in the collection, as part of the national woven coverlet collection.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coverlet fragment
maker
Rose, William Henry Harrison
place made
United States: Rhode Island, Kingston
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
overshot (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 7 1/2 in x 11 in; 19.05 cm x 27.94 cm
ID Number
TE.T04827.000
catalog number
T04827.000
accession number
71965
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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