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Jacquard coverlet

Object Number: 
1940.866
Date: 
1835
Medium: 
Wool, cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 86 1/2 x 75 x 1/2 in. ( 219.7 x 190.5 x 1.3 cm )
Marks: 
woven: in each lower corner: "S / HUMPHR - / EYS / BETHANY+ / GENESEE / COUNTY+ / N+Y+1835"
Description: 
Blue wool and white cotton double cloth jacquard coverlet; central design consisting of twenty floral medallions enclosed in contiguous circles of stars; rectangular border with stylized leaves or feathers repeated in parallel fashion and intersected with a meandering line; woven inscription in square frame at each lower corner.
Gallery Label: 
This coverlet was made for Sarah Jane Humphreys, grandmother of the donor.
Credit Line: 
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Creative: Tronvig Group