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Collection: Nancy Wilcox Collection
Object Id Number: 2005.2.1
Object Name: Coverlet
Date Item Created: last half of 1800s
Description: Blue and white overshot coverlet. Two woven lengths joined by hand-sewn seam up middle. Woven borders appear on all four sides. Warp and tabby are natural cotton, filler weft is probably indigo-dyed wool. Whig Rose motif alternates in rows with other geometric motifs such as Pine Tree-like shapes and rectangular lozenges.

Two rolled and hand-sewn edges along length and two raw edges, top and bottom respectively.
Subjects: Natural Fiber - Cotton (Udf1)
Woven - Overshot (Udf3)
Unknown (Udf4)
Fiber or Yarn dyed (Udf5)
Geometric/Whig Rose (Udf6)
Natural Fiber - Cotton/Natural Fiber - Wool (Udf7)
Sewn, hand (Udf9)
Artifact (Udf10)
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