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Whitework Coverlet

Place Made:
McDowell County North Carolina United States of America
Date Made:
1800-1810
Medium:
cotton
Dimensions:
HOA: 96; WOA: 74;
Accession Number:
3207
Description:
DESCRIPTION: Candlewick coverlet with four lengthwise rows of heartshaped fruits with a leaf at the end of a stem; rows divided by narrow strips of varying design; fringe on three sides.
History:
Descended in the Neal family from Marion, McDowell County, North Carolina.
Credit Line:
Mr. and Mrs. George S. Kaufman Fund