Coverlet with zigzags, crosses, and lightning borders are at the top and bottom - Textiles
  • Date 1800-1870
  • Place of Origin Hardanger, Hordaland, Norway
  • Creator Unknown

This coverlet was woven using the rutevev (square-weave) technique. Zigzags, crosses, and lightning borders are at the top and bottom. Eight-petal flowers are diagonally arranged against ground of small diamonds. The design is typical of the Hardanger region of Norway.

  • Materials Wool, linen
  • Dimensions length: 65 inches; width: 50 inches
  • Identifier / Source LC1626 - Gift from Bergen Museum
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