Coverlet fragment, Sallie Dougherty; ca. 1910

Coverlet fragment, Sallie Dougherty; ca. 1910

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Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coverlet fragment
date made
ca. 1910
place made
United States: Tennessee
Physical Description
cotton (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 13 1/2 in x 4 in; 34.29 cm x 10.16 cm
ID Number
TE.T04938.000
catalog number
T04938.000
accession number
71965
Credit Line
Gift of Laura M. Allen
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Coverlets
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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