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Coverlet made of fairly coarse unbleached warp linen - Textiles
  • Date 1800-1870
  • Place of Origin Lærdal, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway
  • Creator Unkown

Coverlet made in two joined sections. Fairly coarse unbleached warp of linen, or possibly cotton. Background weft of fine linen used double. Pattern weft of two-ply wool in overshot weave probably requiring double threading of christening blanket type.

  • Materials Linen, wool, possibly cotton
  • Dimensions length: 72 inches; width: 57 inches
  • Identifier / Source 1980.097.001 - Gift of Valborg Ravn