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Coverlet

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Made of two breadths, sewn down middle. Cotton warp and weft with extra weft of dark blue wool to form geometric overshot pattern. Warps form fringe at one end; narrow bands of weaving sewn along sides to provide same kind of fringe on sides. Small brown stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Roger Hooper

American, 1820–40

Object Place

California, USA

Dimensions

231.8 x 206.8 cm (91 1/4 x 81 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

56.473

Medium or Technique

Woven cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles