Duvet cover with front and back panels that feature different stripes - Textiles
  • Date 1870-1900
  • Place of Origin Ålesund, Sunnmøre, Norway
  • Creator Unknown

This duvet cover, or dynetrekk, came from Ålesund, Sunnmøre, Norway. Locally this type of cover was known as randaseng (striped bed). The warp is cotton or linen, and there is a single-ply wool ground and pattern weft. A satin weave technique was used.

There are front and back panels. The front panel has stripes with extensivesjønbragd (inlay) and ikat (tie-dyed yarn) bands. The back panel has a gray ground and multicolored striped bands. There is an opening at one half of one end.

  • Materials Wool, cotton or linen
  • Dimensions length: 68 inches; width: 60 inches
  • Identifier / Source 1999.050.011 - Gift of Marion J. and Lila Nelson
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