Publication Date

12-5-2009

Comments

This collection is archived in Manuscripts & Folklife Archives at Western Kentucky University; 270-745-6434; mssfa@wku.edu

Abstract

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2102. Draft weaving pattern for a "Snail Trail" coverlet originally included in a 1781 letter from a young soldier to his sweetheart in western Virginia (present day Kentucky). The pattern was a memento given at a 1977 weaving convention. Distributed by Bousman's Little Loomhouse, Louisville, Kentucky. Includes an inscription on the verso from Bousman.

Disciplines

American Material Culture | History | United States History

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