Coverlet

American
early 19th century


Object Place: Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

158.7 x 219.8 cm (62 1/2 x 86 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

45.603

Medium or Technique

Wool and cotton plain weave with supplementary patterning warp

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Coverlet patterned with sets of four dark blue blocks on a grid of biege and dark blue diamonds, bars, and crosses; two widths of cloth with abutting seam through center

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