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Embroidered pillow sham and coverlet

Object Number: 
1942.405a-b
Date: 
1812
Medium: 
Cotton
Marks: 
embroidered (candlewick): on each piece, in center star: "PC / 1812"
Description: 
Whitework pillow sham and coverlet with embroidered candlewick design.
Gallery Label: 
Phoebe Cotheal ("PC"), the original owner of this coverlet, was the great-grandmother of the donor.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Bayard Verplanck
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group