Coverlet

Date: ca. 1825

Culture: American

Medium: Wool and cotton, woven

Dimensions: 99 1/2 x 102 in. (252.7 x 259.1 cm)

Classification: Textiles

Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Russell Sage, 1909

Accession Number: 10.125.410

Description

This overshot coverlet is woven of undyed cotton and blue and orange wool in two panels and seamed at the center. There is an applied woven fringe along each side and along the bottom edge. The piece is T-shaped to accommodate bedposts.

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