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coverlet
  • United States
  • coverlet, 1839
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton, wool
  • Length/Width/Depth: 224.8 x 205.7 cm
    Length/Width/Depth: 88 1/2 x 81 in
  • Gift in memory of Ana M. Sabin
  • Not on display
  • 1995.0012
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Double weave fancy coverlet with natural cotton and deep indigo blue wool. It has a grapevine border with leaves and grapes on all four sides. There are dots at regular intervals surrounding bouquets of flowers in the center. It has eight-pointed stars in the corners.