Fragment of a Summer & Winter coverlet

Fragment of a Summer & Winter coverlet

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Description (Brief)
Blue and white coverlet fragment with a summer and winter weave, and "Whig" pattern. White warp yarns are 2 ply, s twist cotton. Weft white (tabby) yarns are single z twist cotton, and floating blue yarns are 2 ply s twist wool. Yarn count: 23x35 per inch.
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Object Name
coverlet fragment
date made
19 century
place made
United States
Physical Description
cotton, wool (overall material)
Summer and Winter weave (overall production method/technique)
overall: 24 in x 21 1/2 in; 60.96 cm x 54.61 cm
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catalog number
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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