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Wool and Linen Coverlet

Wool and linen coverlet, red and blue design, Jacquard style.

Object number: 2006.2.1

Dimensions: 6’x 7 1/2’

Estimated age: early 1800’s

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…