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    • Articles of vendue, Hendricus DuBois

    • Slaveholders; Huguenots
    • List of articles and enslaved Africans belonging to the late Hendricus DuBois used during a public auction of his estate in 1792. The names of the purchasers and the price paid for each item and slave are included. This document indicates that a...
    • Articles of vendue 1793, Peter LeFevre Jr.

    • Slaveholders; Huguenots; coverlets; woven textiles
    • List of articles and enslaved Africans belonging to the late Peter LeFevre Jr. used during a public auction of his estate on September 26, 1793. The names of the purchasers and the price paid for each item and slave are included.
    • Interior view, unknown house, ca. 1900

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    • One of a series of five photographs showing an interior view of a room (possibly a Historic House Museum). Visible in this photograph is a rifle hanging over the fireplace, with a clock and two silhouettes of a male and female hanging above. A...
    • Interior view, unknown house, ca. 1900

    • coverlets; Woven textiles; wool; yarn; linen; plaid;
    • One of a series of five photographs showing an interior view of a room (possibly a Historic House Museum). Two tables are visible, on along the right hand side against a applique quilt and a woven coverlet. Both tables are displaying several...
    • Woven coverlet, ca. 1770

    • Coverlets; Woven textiles; Wool; Yarn; Linen; Plaid;
    • Warp: linen. Weft: wool; This may represent the earliest coverlet in the HHS collection. In this example two colors of wool yarn are used in the weft (filling) to create the design. In addition the linen warp yarns are used in groups and the size...
    • Woven coverlet, 1780-1840

    • coverlets; Woven textiles; wool; yarn; linen; plaid;
    • Warp: natural cotton and blue dyed wool. Filling (weft): natural cotton and blue dyed wool. This coverlet is masterfully woven. The composition is well balanced, embodying energetic, curvilinear geometry. The design incorporates two distinct...
    • Woven coverlet, 1770-1840

    • coverlets; Woven textiles; wool; yarn; linen; plaid;
    • Warp: natural cotton. Binder: natural cotton. Pattern: blue dyed wool. This coverlet is an excellent example of multi-tonal float work, woven by a very competent weaver. The three areas of float work; pattern, warp, and half warp and half pattern...
    • Woven coverlet, 1770-1840

    • coverlets; Woven textiles; wool; yarn; linen; plaid;
    • Warp: natural cotton. Binder: natural cotton. Pattern: blue dyed wool. The dimensional quality of this early float work coverlet is best seen with the dark "tables" (large solid blue squares) up. The warp threads on the bottom end make the...
    • Woven coverlet, 1780-1840

    • coverlets; Woven textiles; wool; yarn; linen; plaid;
    • Warp: natural cotton and blue dyed wool. Filling: natural cotton and blue dyed wool. The design is made up of "rose" and "snowball" variants with a grid-like appearance. The slightly curved linear elements come together to form overlapping rings....
    • Woven coverlet, 1770-1840

    • coverlets; Woven textiles; wool; yarn; linen; plaid;
    • Warp: natural cotton. Binder: natural cotton. Pattern: blue dyed wool, red dyed wool, green dyed wool. The three color combination used here is striking. The coverlet has no border. The fringes are applied. The coverlet is seamed down the center.
    • Woven coverlet, 1830-1850

    • coverlets; Woven textiles; wool; yarn; linen; plaid;
    • Warp: natural cotton and blue dyed wool. Filling: natural cotton and blue dyed wool. A densely figured composition of naturalistic plant forms including seaweed (or ferns) and roses intersect diamond and rectangular tiles. It is bordered on all...
    • Woven coverlet, 1780-1840

    • coverlets; Woven textiles; wool; yarn; linen; plaid;
    • Warp: natural cotton and blue dyed wool. Filling: natural cotton and blue dyed wool. The double row of "pine trees" in different proportions adds interest to the border of this coverlet. This tree-like motif used on borders may have been referred...
    • Christopher J. Freer, ca. 1900

    • weaving; Huguenots;
    • This early 20th century photograph shows Christopher Freer seated at a two harness loom weaving rag carpeting. This photograph was taken in the Bevier-Elting House, a historic museum house, located on Huguenot Street, New Paltz, NY. Wooden beams...
    • Woven coverlet, 1830-1850

    • coverlets; Woven textiles; wool; yarn; linen; plaid;
    • Warp: natural cotton and blue dyed wool. Filling: natural cotton and blue dyed wool. The lay out of the design elements (large scale medallions and diamonds) in this coverlet are reminiscent of period carpets. The coverlet is seamed down the...
    • Woven coverlet, C. DuBois, July 4, 1824

    • coverlets; Woven textiles; wool; yarn; linen; plaid;
    • Warp: natural cotton and blue dyed wool. Filling: cotton and blue dyed wool. Border inscription reads: C. DUBOIS. Corner block inscription reads: AGRICULTURE & MANUFACTURES. ARE THE FOUNDATION OF OUR INDEPENDENCE. JULY 4. 1824. Many coverlets have...
    • Woven coverlet, R. Hasbrouck N.Y., 1835

    • coverlets; Woven textiles; wool; yarn; linen; plaid;
    • Warp: natural cotton and blue dyed wool. Filling: natural cotton and blue dyed wool. Corner block inscription reads: R HASBROUCK N.Y 1835. This coverlet is well represented in the HHS coverlet collection - several area families owned coverlets...

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