Coverlet woven in Telemarksvev, with two vertically joined sections - Textiles
  • Date 1870-1900
  • Place of Origin Vinje, West Telemark, Norway
  • Creator Possibly Margit Hovden, oldest sister of donor's mother.

Coverlet woven in Telemarksvev. Hand-woven in two vertically joined sections. Two-ply natural linen warp sett 36-40 epi. Foundation weft of same linen as warp. Pattern weft of a two-ply wool, probably spelsau. Woven in traditional Telemark-type overshot weave with repeated elongated lemon-shaped motifs in bands of various colors. Weft fringe along side selvedges. Warp selvedges have rolled, machine-stitched edge.

  • Materials Linen, wool
  • Dimensions length: 62.5 inches; width: 56 inches
  • Identifier / Source 1987.129.007 - Gift of Stella Stenerson Senstad
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