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Object Name COVERLET
Catalog Number 0985.13.00884
Date ca. 1810
Description The coverlet is made of handwoven blue, orange, and buff wool and white linen. The wool is in two pieces with the underneath basted with the linen. Pieces of blue fabric have been used to repair holes.
Dimensions W-68 L-90 inches
Provenance Unknown. Probably made in Virginia.
Subjects African Americans (tentative)
slaves (tentative)
slavery (tentative)
Bedspreads
Blankets
weaving