Overall: 100 x 96 x 1/2 in. ( 254 x 243.8 x 1.3 cm )
embroidered (candlewick): in center star: "PC / 1812"
Whitework coverlet with embroidered candlewick design; eight-pointed star inside quatrefoil at center, surrounded by a series of rectangular frames decorated with zigzag patterning, floral vines, stars, swags, and small scallops; candlewick inscription at center; fringe on four sides.
Phoebe Cotheal ("PC"), the original owner of this coverlet, was the great-grandmother of the donor.
Gift of Mrs. Bayard Verplanck
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.