Overshot coverlet fragment or sample

Overshot coverlet fragment or sample

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Overshot coverlet fragment or sample. Tabby (plain weave) foundation of homespun cotton yarns. Pattern weft of indigo dyed wool yarn. The name of this pattern varies according to locality, "Catalpa Flower," in North Caroline; "Work Complete," in Alabama; "Lady's Fancy," and "Gentleman's Fancy," in Kentucky.
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Object Name
coverlet fragment
Physical Description
cotton, wool (overall material)
overshot (overall production method/technique)
overall: 16 in x 21 in; 40.64 cm x 53.34 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Ruth Brenner
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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