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Coverlet sample or draft

Coverlet sample or draft

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Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coverlet fragment
coverlet sample
Physical Description
overshot (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 3 1/2 in x 6 1/4 in; 8.89 cm x 15.875 cm
ID Number
TE.T07679.00A
catalog number
T07679.00A
accession number
131165
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Emily N. Goodwin
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Coverlets
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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