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Collection HCHS Quilt Collection
Catalog Number Quilt 38
Object Name Coverlet
Description Blue and white Liberty pattern woven coverlet made by Christian Van Nortwick at Asbury in 1837. The coverlet was made for Catherine Holcombe. Woven with linen and wool, these double sided coverlets were reversible. The light-colored side sometimes was referred to as the "summer" side and the darker side side, the "winter" side.
Date 1837
Provenance Mrs. John H. Aherns, the donor, was a Holcombe descendent.
People Van Nortwick, Christian
Subjects Quilting
Textile Industry
Search Terms Asbury, NJ