Jacquard coverlet

Object Number: 
1951.15
Date: 
1837
Medium: 
Wool, cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 92 1/2 x 80 1/2 x 1/4 in. ( 235 x 204.5 x 0.6 cm )
Marks: 
woven: near bottom: "JEFFERSON.CO.NY. [inverted] JEFFERSON.CO. [etc.]" woven: in each lower corner: "SARAH / CRONKHITE / 1837"
Description: 
Blue wool and white cotton double-woven jacquard coverlet composed of two vertical sections hand-sewn together; overall pattern of stars, small octagons, and stylized flowers and snowflakes; border with stylized tree alternating with bush on three sides; lion in each lower corner, woven inscriptions near bottom, and blue binding (not original) around edge.
Credit Line: 
Gift of George W. McNeil
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group