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Coverlet will be part of quilts fest


The 184-year-old Coverlet that will be displayed at the Harvest of Quilts Festival.

A 184-year-old Coverlet, appraised by the 2007 Antique Roadshow in Spokane, will be on display at the Budding Rose Art Gallery for Saturday, July 27, 2019, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. during the first annual Harvest of Quilts Festival that will be held throughout downtown Rosalia.

The National Museum of the American Coverlet in Bedford, Pa., focuses on antique American woven coverlets. Dated coverlets in their museum collection range from 1771 to 1889.

Coverlets are woven bedcovers, used as the topmost covering on a bed. Weavers work on a loom to construct the textile itself one row at a time, th...

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