Coverlet

Object Number: 
1959.93
Date: 
1815-1830
Medium: 
Wool, cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 94 x 76 1/2 x 1/4 in. ( 238.8 x 194.3 x 0.6 cm )
Marks: 
cross stitched: in upper left corner: "AM / HEM"
Description: 
Blue wool and white cotton double-woven19 coverlet composed of two vertical sections hand-sewn together; decorated grid at center with pine tree border on three sides.
Gallery Label: 
The initials stitched on this covelet are those of Amy (Coleman) Mills (1797-1828) and Harriet Elizabeth Mills (Mrs. Enos Smith Vail, 1821-1876), great-grandmother and grandmother of the donor.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. R. W. G. Vail
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group