Coverlet woven in a pattern of crosses, diamonds, and eight-petal flowers in rutevev - Textiles
  • Date 1800-1830
  • Place of Origin West coast of Norway
  • Creator Unknown

Woven with a linen warp and wool weft, though the black color may be horse hair. Woven in a pattern of crosses, diamonds, and eight-petal flowers in rutevev (square weave) with double interlock joins. A row of crosses and kjerringtenner (old woman’s teeth) on top and bottom borders.

  • Materials Wool, linen, possibly horse hair
  • Dimensions length: 51 inches; width: 65 inches
  • Identifier / Source 1980.080.002 - Gift of Clara Asbjornson
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