Crewel-worked coverlet

Object Number: 
1944.306
Date: 
1740-1760
Medium: 
Linen, wool
Dimensions: 
Overall: 78 1/2 x 57 x 1/4 in. ( 199.4 x 144.8 x 0.6 cm )
Description: 
Homespun linen bedcover with whimsical, multi-colored, crewel embroidered sprays of flowers arranged in six rows from top to bottom.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this crewel-worked coverlet came from the Vallett homestead near Montville, Connecticut.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group