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Jacquard coverlet

Object Number: 
1970.9
Date: 
1843
Medium: 
Wool, cotton, linen
Dimensions: 
Overall: 90 x 76 x 1/2 in. ( 228.6 x 193 x 1.3 cm )
Marks: 
woven: in lower left corner: "JOHN KA / UF MAN / 1843" woven: in lower right corner: "JOHN KA / UF MAN / 1843 [inverted]"
Description: 
Red, blue, green, and tan Beiderwand wool and cotton jacquard coverlet with linen backing and cotton batting; pattern consisting of bands of star-shaped medallions; border with pairs of birds (possibly phoenixes) separated by trees on three sides.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bruce Edward Aldini
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group