Deaccessioned June 22, 2017

Coverlet

American
early 19th century


Dimensions

249 x 209 cm (98 1/16 x 82 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

34.1305

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Warp: light neutral cotton. Weft: light neutral cotton and dark blue and pinkish orange wool. Design: squares and rectangles, broken by smaller geometric forms. Two widths sewed together. At one end part of a warp fringe with a narrow band of weaving remains. Similar fringe sewed on the sides has almost entirely worn off.

Credit Line

Bequest of Annie Villette Chase Bray and Elmer E. Bray