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Peacock and Turkey coverlet fragment
  • United States
  • Peacock and Turkey coverlet fragment, circa 1830
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton, wool, weaving
  • Object Length/Width: 134.6 x 88.9 cm
    Object Length/Width: 53 x 35 in
  • Gift of Mrs. Frank M. Benedict
  • Not on display
  • 1929.0002

Jacquard double woven coverlet fragment of white cotton warp and blue wool weft. Fragment (one-forth) with repeating horizontal bands. The first band has peacocks with tree branches behind them and the other band has turkeys, houses, flowers and foliage. There are eight bands total. On the right side there is a border with buildings. Along the bottom is a floral border. There is an inscription in the lower left corner.