Coverlet

North American
Probably first half 19th century


Object Place: North America

Dimensions

227.9 x 183 cm (89 3/4 x 72 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

46.1025

Medium or Technique

Wool and cotton double cloth (Compound weave)

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Indigo blue wool and natural white cotton yarns. Field filled by repeating double interlocking square compartments containing four ‘snowball’ and four ‘rose’ motives. Bordered all around by repeating ‘double point tree’ motifs. Soiled and worn; one lengthwise seam.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection