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Coverlet

Object Number: 
1953.89
Date: 
1840
Medium: 
Wool, cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 87 x 78 1/2 x 1/4 in. ( 221 x 199.4 x 0.6 cm )
Marks: 
woven: in each lower corner (inverted on right): "Be ye to others / kind and true / as youd have oth / ers be to you / and neither say / or do to them / what e'er you wo / uld not take again / OHIO 1840 / By A Allen"
Description: 
Blue wool and white cotton double-woven coverlet; overall eight-pointed rose pattern with border of birds on branches; scrolling vine and parallel serpentine lines bordering edge; woven inscription in each lower corner; fringe on bottom.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Frederick B. Adams, Jr.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group