Overshot coverlet, "Double Bow Knot", ca. 1867

Overshot coverlet, "Double Bow Knot", ca. 1867

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Blue and white overshot coverlet woven in a Double Bow Knot design. finished on one end with with fringe formed by cotton warp. This coverlet was owned by the donor's mother, Mary Josephine Bishop (Mrs. W.W. Fierce). Mary Josephine Bishop was born c 1848 in Wilksville, OH and married William Wallace Fierce. She died June 26, 1924, in Washington, DC.
Object Name
coverlet, overshot
Date made
date made
about 1867
Physical Description
cotton, wool (overall material)
overshot (overall production method/technique)
overall: 82 in x 62 1/2 in; 208.28 cm x 158.75 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Maude M. Fierce
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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