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Catalog Number 10046-21
Title Coverlet, Overshot; Pattern Unknown, Possible Variation of Sun, Moon and Stars
Object Name Coverlet
Description Coverlet of unknown pattern. Possibly a variation of Sun, Moon and Stars. It has no border and no fringe. The pattern includes a bowknot with a table in the center, 16 star patch, crescents, and tables on the side. Colors are white, black, and dark brown (possibly result of uneven dying). It was constructed in two pieces.
Date c 1830 to 1860
Year Range from 1830
Year Range to 1860
Material linen or cotton, wool
Made Griffen, Emeline Gardner
People Abbott, Edith, 1876-1957
Abbott, Grace, 1878-1939
History Made by Emeline Griffin, the great great grandmother of Charlotte Abbott. Probably used in Hull House by Grace and Edith Abbott.
Credit line Charlotte E. Abbott, San Francisco, California
Collection Abbott, Charlotte E.