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Collection: Ruth N. Holroyd Collection
Object Id Number: 95.15.11
Object Name: coverlet
Description: Coverlet - Full size . Navy blue and natural cream color. Catalog card notes that it is readily identifiable as "Indian War" by half-circle around corner crosses. Attached fringe on sides, warp finge at bottom, hemmed at top.
Overshot weave. Diamond and Table. Pattern Name: "Indian War" or "Rose of Sharon"
Warp: cotton(?) natural.
Weft: cotton, finer than warp, natural color
Pattern Weft: wool, dark indigo blue.
Comments on catalog card, "It could also be classified as a wheel and table with part of wheel eliminated in drafting, resulting in an x at the corners of the table instead of a full circle."
Reference - Atwater, Shuttle Craft book, Draft #22.
Slide - HGA slide kit "coverlets" #13.
Documentation by Betty Terlouw. Draft available.
Subjects: Natural Fiber - Cotton (Udf1)
Woven - Overshot (Udf3)
Natural color yarns and fiber or yarn dyed yarns (Udf5)
Natural Fiber - Cotton/Natural Fiber - Wool (Udf7)
Sewn, hand (Udf9)
Artifact (Udf10)
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