Cultural Objects, Textiles
PeopleMaker/Creator: Minnie Belcher Harman
PlacesBurks Fork (Burks Fork District)
- Length: 115 inches
- Width: 76 1/2 inches
Ecru cotton thread was used to crochet this lightweight bed covering. It has fringe on three sides (the top would be tucked under pillows at the head of the bed) and the pattern shows most clearly when the spread covers a colored sheet on the bed. This photo shows the pattern doubled over itself.
Minnie Ester Belcher Harman (1921-2014) grew up in the Hog Mountain section of the county. Her parents Benjamin Harrison & Manie Conner Belcher had seven other children including Minnie’s twin sister Monnie. Minnie and Melvin Fred Harman were married for sixty-six years.