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.
Location
Currently not on view
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)
Measurements
overall: 24 in x 21 1/2 in; 60.96 cm x 54.61 cm
ID Number
TE.T13834.000
catalog number
T13834.000
accession number
265580
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Coverlets
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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