Coverlet

American
Early 19th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

234.5 x 185.3 cm (92 5/16 x 72 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

57.578

Medium or Technique

Cotton, Wool; woven

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Coverlet. Heavy, white cotton warps and light, white cotton wefts with heavy, dark blue wool pattern weft. Overshot geometric all-over design, based on diamond network of narrow lines with alternating large and small circles at the intersections. Small scale diamonds form a variety of motives in border on all sides. Initials LD embroidered in cross stitch in olive wool in one corner. Made of two loom widths, sewn up center. Condition ggod; cotton browned on one side.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Yves Henry Buhler