Coverlet fragment, Sallie Dougherty; ca. 1910

Coverlet fragment, Sallie Dougherty; ca. 1910

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Copied from a potion of a border of coverlet on Washington's bed at Mr. Vernon, by Miss Sallie Dougherty. Woven with fine, bleached cotton yarn and blue mercerized cotton yarn. The latter dyed by Mary Hagaman, Bakers Gap, TN, in a "blue pot" in which the yeast has not run out in 75 years.
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Object Name
coverlet fragment
date made
ca. 1910
place made
United States: Tennessee
Physical Description
cotton (overall material)
overall: 13 1/2 in x 4 in; 34.29 cm x 10.16 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Laura M. Allen
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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