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Overshot coverlet fragment, North Carolina

Overshot coverlet fragment, North Carolina

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Description (Brief)
Fragment or sample of a 4-harness, overshot, coverlet weave in a block pattern, similar to "Sunflower", or "Ladies Delight pattern," formed by floats of the weft material, in 2 shades of brown wool yarn, woven over a tabby or plain weave foundation, made with hand-spun cotton warp and tabby. According to the donor, this fabric came from Edgecombe County, N.C.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coverlet fragment
place made
United States: North Carolina
United States: South Carolina
Physical Description
cotton, wool (overall material)
overshot (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 10 in x 12 in; 25.4 cm x 30.48 cm
ID Number
TE.T06083.000
catalog number
T06083.000
accession number
109791
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Roscoe M. Packard
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Coverlets
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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