Crewel-worked coverlet

Crewel-worked coverlet
Title
Crewel-worked coverlet
Date 
1740-1760
Medium 
Linen, crewel 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.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Object Number 
1944.306
Gallery Label 
According to the accession records, this crewel-worked coverlet came from the Vallett homestead near Montville, Connecticut.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group