Piece of linen

American
early 19th century (?)


Dimensions

91 x 58.7 cm (35 13/16 x 23 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

25.66

Medium or Technique

Linen

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White linen (hand-woven) with a geometric all-over design, resembling some of the coverlet designs, woven with white linen. Worn and darned. Said to have been “spun and woven by Abiah Haskel Thompson”, great-grandmother of the donor.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. L. T. Sturtevant