Coverlet

American
1835–40


Object Place: New Lisbon (?), Ohio, United States

Dimensions

224 x 200 cm (88 3/16 x 78 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

26.153

Medium or Technique

Wool and cotton double cloth

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Double weaving. Woven of cotton and dark blue and terracotta wool. The design consists of conventionalized flower sprays on a white ground. Rows of blue flowers and mixed red and blue flowers alternate with rows of red and mixed red and blue flowers. Border composed of bird on flowering rose branch repeated. In each corner is a nest with three eggs. Fringe on three sides.

Credit Line

Gift of Francis B. Denio