Deaccessioned June 22, 2017
Coverlet, woven on the Jacquard loom
Object Place: United States
241.5 x 198 cm (95 1/16 x 77 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Wool and cotton; woven
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.
Gift of Miss Mythena Taylor