Double cloth coverlet

American (Ohio)
1800–50, according to tradition before 1846


Object Place: Ohio, America

Dimensions

221 x 185 cm (87 x 72 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

59.1028

Medium or Technique

Wool, double cloth

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Coverlet in two lengths, seamed down center. Dark blue woolen warp and weft; natural and light blue cotton warp and weft. Field shows complex pattern of rectangles and spiked balls; wide border shows row of alternating single and double pine trees. Long fringe along one end and both sides; other end, where tree border is missing, probably cut down, now hemmed. Selveges appear along handstitched center seam. A few breaks; no appreciable stains.

See notes field about date.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Katherine Benson