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Overshot coverlet fragment

Overshot coverlet fragment

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Description
Fragment of a cotton and wool; 4-harness, overshot coverlet weave similar to "King's puzzle," Colors: rose, brown, & blue.
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
place made
United States
Physical Description
cotton, wool (overall material)
overshot (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 16 in x 5 in; 40.64 cm x 12.7 cm
ID Number
TE.T04884.000
catalog number
T04884.000
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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