Mary Atwater's coverlet sampler

Mary Atwater's coverlet sampler

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Description
Hand-woven coverlet-weave sampler, Brown and white, cotton and wool, coverlet patterns in 16-harness twill, 16-harness damask and 16-harness double weave.These were all woven on the same threading by changing the tie-up of the treddles for each weave. Weaver, Mrs. Mary Atwater.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coverlet fragment
date made
early 20th century
Physical Description
cotton, wool (overall material)
ID Number
TE.T04773.00A
catalog number
T04773.00A
accession number
71965
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs.Laura M. Allen
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Coverlets
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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