Overshot coverlet sample or fragment; Indiana

Overshot coverlet sample or fragment; Indiana

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Description
Fragment or sample of a blue and white: cotton and wool: 4-harness, overshot weave: "Governor's Garden" pattern. Columbus, IN
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
coverlet sample
place made
United States: Indiana, Columbus
Physical Description
cotton, wool (overall material)
overshot (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 18 1/2 in x 16 1/2 in; 46.99 cm x 41.91 cm
ID Number
TE.T04896.000 [dup1]
catalog number
T04896.000
accession number
71965
Credit Line
Gift of Laura M. Allen
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Coverlets
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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