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1975.1.1

Linsey-Woolsey Coverlet

Green and rust-brown panels on one side and solid gold on other - quilted. Wool carded and home woven and dyed. Origin Pennsylvania or New England.

Object number: 1975.1.1

Dimensions: 74” W x 92 1/2 ” L

Given in memory of Dr. and Mrs. Hugh F. McManus (Ula Butts) and Mr. and Mrs. Elbert C. Nash (Anne Hodges)

Estimated age 1770.



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