Coverlet sample or draft

Coverlet sample or draft

Usage conditions apply
Draft used as a guide for 4-harness overshot hand-weaving of plain weave (tabby) foundation, overlaid and underlaid by the pattern weft which is bound into the fabric by every fourth warp.
Currently not on view
Object Name
coverlet fragment
coverlet sample
Physical Description
overshot (overall production method/technique)
overall: 3 1/2 in x 6 1/4 in; 8.89 cm x 15.875 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Emily N. Goodwin
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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