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    • Wrapper

    • Paisley patterned cotton wrapper with olive green silk ribbon trim, buttons down center front, ties around inside of waist to cinch in waist at back. Lined in light brown glazed cotton. Green fabric buttons. Length: 63 1/2"
    • Clothing & dress;
    • Woven coverlet, R. Hasbrouck N.Y., 1835

    • Warp: natural cotton and blue dyed wool. Filling: natural cotton and blue dyed wool. Corner block inscription reads: R HASBROUCK N.Y 1835. This coverlet is well represented in the HHS coverlet collection - several area families owned coverlets...
    • Bedspreads; Weaving; Looms;
    • Woven coverlet, ca. 1770

    • Warp: linen. Weft: wool; This may represent the earliest coverlet in the HHS collection. In this example two colors of wool yarn are used in the weft (filling) to create the design. In addition the linen warp yarns are used in groups and the size...
    • Bedspreads; Weaving;
    • Woven coverlet, C. DuBois, July 4, 1824

    • Warp: natural cotton and blue dyed wool. Filling: cotton and blue dyed wool. Border inscription reads: C. DUBOIS. Corner block inscription reads: AGRICULTURE & MANUFACTURES. ARE THE FOUNDATION OF OUR INDEPENDENCE. JULY 4. 1824. Many coverlets have...
    • Bedspreads; Weaving; Looms;
    • Woven coverlet, 1830-1850

    • Warp: natural cotton and blue dyed wool. Filling: natural cotton and blue dyed wool. A densely figured composition of naturalistic plant forms including seaweed (or ferns) and roses intersect diamond and rectangular tiles. It is bordered on all...
    • Bedspreads; Weaving; Looms;
    • Woven coverlet, 1830-1850

    • Warp: natural cotton and blue dyed wool. Filling: natural cotton and blue dyed wool. The lay out of the design elements (large scale medallions and diamonds) in this coverlet are reminiscent of period carpets. The coverlet is seamed down the...
    • Bedspreads; Weaving; Looms;
    • Woven coverlet, 1780-1840

    • Warp: natural cotton and blue dyed wool. Filling (weft): natural cotton and blue dyed wool. This coverlet is masterfully woven. The composition is well balanced, embodying energetic, curvilinear geometry. The design incorporates two distinct...
    • Bedspreads; Weaving; Looms;
    • Woven coverlet, 1780-1840

    • Warp: natural cotton and blue dyed wool. Filling: natural cotton and blue dyed wool. The design is made up of "rose" and "snowball" variants with a grid-like appearance. The slightly curved linear elements come together to form overlapping rings....
    • Bedspreads; Weaving; Looms;
    • Woven coverlet, 1780-1840

    • Warp: natural cotton and blue dyed wool. Filling: natural cotton and blue dyed wool. The double row of "pine trees" in different proportions adds interest to the border of this coverlet. This tree-like motif used on borders may have been referred...
    • Bedspreads; Weaving; Looms;
    • Woven coverlet, 1780-1840

    • Warp: natural cotton and blue dyed wool. Filling: natural cotton and blue dyed wool. This is a classic example of a double cloth coverlet utilizing the snowball and pine tree motifs. Although the design is essentially geometric, the trees suggest a...
    • Bedspreads; Weaving; Looms;
    • Woven coverlet, 1770-1840

    • Warp: natural cotton. Binder: natural cotton. Pattern: blue dyed wool. This coverlet is an excellent example of multi-tonal float work, woven by a very competent weaver. The three areas of float work; pattern, warp, and half warp and half pattern...
    • Bedspreads; Weaving; Looms;
    • Woven coverlet, 1770-1840

    • Warp: natural cotton. Binder: natural cotton. Pattern: blue dyed wool. The dimensional quality of this early float work coverlet is best seen with the dark "tables" (large solid blue squares) up. The warp threads on the bottom end make the...
    • Bedspreads; Weaving; Looms;
    • Woven coverlet, 1770-1840

    • Warp: natural cotton. Binder: natural cotton. Pattern: blue dyed wool, red dyed wool, green dyed wool. The three color combination used here is striking. The coverlet has no border. The fringes are applied. The coverlet is seamed down the center.
    • Bedspreads; Weaving; Looms;
    • Woven coverlet, 1770-1840

    • Warp: natural cotton. Binder: natural cotton. Pattern: blue dyed wool. Applied owners mark in brown wool cross-stitch (D.A.M.) appears along the opposite side of the coverlet. The coverlet is seamed down the center.
    • Bedspreads; Weaving; Looms;
    • Winchester Howell

    • Formal portrait of Edward Wionchester Howell, son of Jesse T. Howell and Jane Margaret Cookingham, grandson of John Cookingham and Catherine Deyo Cookingham, nephew of Miles Harris Cookingham and Elvira Deyo Cookingham.
    • Clothing & dress; Portrait photographs; Cabinet photographs; Children;
    • William Coon discharge paper

    • Dicharge papers of William W. Coon, born in New Bern, North Carolina. William was 17 years old at the time of his enrollment in Company K of the Eleventh Regiment of the united States Colored Infantry. He was 19 years old at the time of his...
    • Civil wars;

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