Coverlet woven on loom with floral and geometric motifs, of the eight-nozzle star type, executed in the pull technique in red, green, pink and yellow. Rim trimmed with red wool fringe. Although it was collected in the Terceira Island, its is possible that it was originally made in the Island of São Jorge, also in the archipelago of Azores.


  • Title: Woolen quilt
  • Creator: Unknown author
  • Date Created: 20th century
  • Location Created: Terceira Island, Azores, Portugal
  • Physical Dimensions: 260 cm x 180 cm
  • Type: Textiles
  • Rights: Collection: National Museum of Ethnology. Image: DGPC/ADF
  • Medium: Linen and wool
  • Catalog number: MNE-MAP: TEX.507/2000

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