Fragment of a twill weave, plaid coverlet or blanket, 19th century

Fragment of a twill weave, plaid coverlet or blanket, 19th century

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Fragment of a twill weave, plaid coverlet or blanket, 19th century. Multi-colored plaid made with Rose path or Birds eye weave. The pattern is predominantly black and brown plaid-like pattern, with various zig-zag and diamond shapes. The hem is 1/4 inch and stitched with brown 3/2 ply z twist cotton. The center seam overcast with brown wool yarn.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coverlet fragment, twill
date made
19th century
place made
United States
Physical Description
cotton, wool (overall material)
broken twill weave (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 24 in x 21 in; 60.96 cm x 53.34 cm
ID Number
TE.T16865.000
catalog number
T16865.000
accession number
310652
Credit Line
Anonymous gift
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Coverlets
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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