Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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summer/winter coverlet
  • United States
  • summer/winter coverlet, 1800–1850
  • Where object was made: United States
  • wool, weaving
  • Object Height/Width: 206.37 x 191.13 cm
    Object Height/Width: 81 1/4 x 75 1/4 in
  • Gift of Virginia Harris Ashlock
  • Not on display
  • 1993.0275
Description

Double woven coverlet (winter/summer) that is two colored, dark on one side, white on the other. It has indigo and cream colored fibers with geometric pattern (chevron ornament) along the border. There are thirty-six tiny squares alternating with four squares and diamond in the middle the side and end borders have twill threading and six repeats. It has fringe on three sides.