Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • United States
  • coverlet, circa 1849
  • Where object was made: United States
  • woven cotton, wool
  • Object Height/Width: (including fringe) 220.98 x 210.82 cm
    Object Height/Width: (including fringe) 87 x 83 in
  • Gift of Elizabeth Ranney Youmans
  • Not on display
  • 2001.0061

Blue and white woven coverlet has a central pattern of flowers and peacocks and a border of buildings on three sides. Central pattern depicts peacocks perched on branches while others feed baby birds sitting in nests.