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Jacquard coverlet

Classification: 
Date: 
1820-1850
Medium: 
Wool, cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 88 3/4 x 70 1/2 x 1/2 in. ( 225.4 x 179.1 x 1.3 cm )
Description: 
Blue wool and ivory cotton double-woven jacquard coverlet composed of two vertical sections hand-sewn together; four oval floral medallions at center; border on two sides consisting of two pairs of shield-bodied eagles with tower of Independence Hall between them and arcs of stars above; lower border consisting of two pairs of shield-bodied eagles with pairs of columns and a Masonic emblem between them and arcs of stars above; woven inscription in each lower corner.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Carl Otto von Kienbusch
Object Number: 
1971.15
Marks: 
woven: in each lower corner (inverted on left): "AGRICUL / TURE & MAN / UFACTURES / ARE THE FOUND / ATION OF / OUR INDE / PENDENCE."
Gallery Label: 
The design of this coverlet is sometimes referred to as the "Declaration of Independence" pattern.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1850
eMuseum Object ID: 
6759
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Quilt

Classification: 
Date: 
1875-1900
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 85 x 68 1/2 x 1/2 in. ( 215.9 x 174 x 1.3 cm )
Description: 
Patchwork quilt with front composed of 4 x 4 inch squares of pink, light blue, light green, and ocher cotton printed in various patterns, with bright pink calico border; white cotton backing with simple grid pattern; machine-stitched quilting.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Princess Viggo of Denmark
Object Number: 
1930.45
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1900
eMuseum Object ID: 
6758
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Rug: striped runner

Classification: 
Date: 
1800-1850
Medium: 
Linen, cotton, wool
Dimensions: 
Overall: 36 x 156 x 1/4 in. ( 91.4 x 396.2 x 0.6 cm )
Description: 
Long, rectangular mixed fiber carpet runner with two wide, multi-colored stripes on neutral ground; binding on short ends.
Object Number: 
INV.4887
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1850
eMuseum Object ID: 
6757
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Crazy quilt

Classification: 
Date: 
1885
Medium: 
Silk, velvet
Dimensions: 
Overall: 54 x 45 1/4 x 1/2 in. ( 137.2 x 114.9 x 1.3 cm )
Description: 
Embroidered silk contained crazy quilt; center composed of 20 embroidered patchwork blocks, some with appliqué; wide purple velvet border with arrows embroidered in yellow floss along seams.
Credit Line: 
Gift of John V. Irwin
Object Number: 
1946.92
Marks: 
embroidered: in various blocks at center: "V", "John", and "J. I. / 1885"
Gallery Label: 
This quilt was made for the donor, John Vosburgh Irwin (1874-1967) by his grandmother, Mrs. Isaac W. Vosburgh (Sarah Jane Fletcher, 1818-1912).
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1885
eMuseum Object ID: 
6756
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Doll's quilt

Classification: 
Date: 
1865-85
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 19 1/2 x 19 1/2 x 1/4 in. ( 49.5 x 49.5 x 0.6 cm )
Description: 
Pieced cotton print doll's quilt with twelve orange, brown, and cream small floral print squares opposing blue stripe and rosebud print squares in checkerboard blocks separated by strips of brown, tan and cream small geometric print, also border; squares of orange, brown and cream opposing cream, brown and tan squares of checkerboard design in each corner; cream cotton backing; machine-stitched diagonal quilting.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Arlene B. Voorhies
Object Number: 
1946.257
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1865
eMuseum Object ID: 
6755
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Crib quilt

Classification: 
Date: 
1830-1870
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 40 1/4 x 35 1/2 x 3/8 in. ( 102.2 x 90.2 x 1 cm )
Description: 
Red and white cotton crib quilt; pieced geometric pattern with irregular circles, each containing a cross, within a diamond grid.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Ina Love Thursby
Object Number: 
1944.28
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1870
eMuseum Object ID: 
6754
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Damask

Classification: 
Date: 
1800-1850
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 27 1/4 x 60 1/2 in. ( 69.2 x 153.7 cm )
Description: 
Woven silk damask dresser scarf; white silk warp and weft with a running stripe pattern of florals and garlands.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Ripley Hitchcock
Object Number: 
INV.11070
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1850
eMuseum Object ID: 
6752
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Textile fragment: Xavier David, Paris

Classification: 
Date: 
1850-1950
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 3/4 x 6 3/4 in. ( 17.1 x 17.1 cm )
Description: 
Circle of teal silk printed with a gold maker's label, "XAVIER * DAVID*/ PARIS/ 11 PLACE DE LA BOURSE."
Object Number: 
INV.11452
Marks: 
printed: center: "XAVIER * DAVID*/ PARIS/ 11 PLACE DE LA BOURSE."
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1950
eMuseum Object ID: 
6753
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Needlepoint

Classification: 
Date: 
1875-1925
Medium: 
Wool, silk, linen
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/4 x 23 in. ( 21 x 58.4 cm ) Part (picture): 3 7/8 x 18 3/4 in. (9.8 x 47.6 cm)
Description: 
Unfinished needlepoint picture stitched in various colors of wool and silk floss on purple linen ground; a white horse's head is in the center with red and pink roses on both sides against a sky blue background, framed in black.
Object Number: 
INV.11199
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1925
eMuseum Object ID: 
6750
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Sheet; E.A.L., 12, 1881

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1881
Medium: 
Linen
Dimensions: 
Overall: 106 x 92 in. ( 269.2 x 233.7 cm )
Description: 
Beige (originally white) linen bedsheet with hand-stitched hems at top and bottom and selvage on either side.
Object Number: 
INV.14609
Marks: 
handwritten in ink: on reverse side of hem, near corner: "E. A. L. / 12. 1881."
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1881
eMuseum Object ID: 
6732
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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