Coverlet

American
early 19th century


Object Place: Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

243 x 209.5 cm (95 11/16 x 82 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

45.602

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave with wool supplementary patterning warp

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Coverlet patterned with white and orange (faded from reddish brown) blocks of radiating lines alternating with double bars of chevrons and dark blue horizontal stripes with double rows of white x’s and chevrons; two widths of cloth with abutting seam through center; some fringe remnants at bottom

Provenance

Used by the Robbins family of Lexington, MA; Inherited by Dr. Merrell L. Stout from Ellen A. Stone; Gift to the MFA, June, 1945

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Merrell L. Stout