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coverlet
  • Sarah F.J. Hughes
    active: United States
  • coverlet, 1841
  • Where object was made: United States
  • wool, cotton, dyeing, weaving
  • Object Length/Width: 209.6 x 184.2 cm
    Object Length/Width: 82 1/2 x 72 1/2 in
  • Gift of Mrs. Jean Maxwell
  • Not on display
  • 1974.0025
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Overshot coverlet of blue and pale pink dyed wool with cream-colored cotton warp and ground weft in a geometric pattern. It has seven stars or sea shell and gentleman fancy pattern.