Coverlet, woven on the Jacquard loom

American
1833


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

241.5 x 198 cm (95 1/16 x 77 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

48.407

Medium or Technique

Wool and cotton; woven

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Blue wool and cotton in design known as “Fourth of July”; circular floral medallions in body of coverlet; border of varied motifs including American eagle, monkeys, stars, rabbits, buildings, and the inscription, “A. Olmsted. Agriculture and Manufactures Are The Foundation of Our Independence, July 4, 1833”. Quite badly worn; white cotton yellowed in most places.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mythena Taylor