" /> Joel Lane House | Welcome to the Joel Lane Museum House located in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Visitor Information

Garden
DSCN3708

Blue and White Checked Coverlet

Coverlet, bed cover or bedspread, light- weight, woven in blue and white checked pattern in three sections sewn together by hand. One small dark stain and one small hole; blue color slightly faded.

Object number: 1987.2.3

Dimensions: 88” long; 85” width

Estimated age: 19th century



What visitors say

Thank you so much for leading us on a guided tour of the Joel Lane House! I had no idea that the kitchen was separate from the main house, and how different the two are. I had always assumed that the most dangerous job for a slave was in the fields, but your expertise showed me that the kitchen (because of the heat and potential for fire) was actually the most dangerous for a slave woman…

Maggie