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Jacquard coverlet

Object Number: 
1942.302
Date: 
1830-1850
Medium: 
Wool, cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 73 x 81 x 1/4 in. ( 185.4 x 205.7 x 0.6 cm )
Description: 
Brown, red, and yellow wool and natural cotton Beiderwand jacquard coverlet; circular floral medallion at center within ornate frame with scalloped inner edge, scrolled outer edge, and flower and fruit decoration, the whole enclosed in a rectangle with a shield-bodied eagle in each lower corner; wide floral border with zigzag edge on three sides.
Gallery Label: 
This coverlet appears to have been cut down several inches on upper edge.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Roswell Skeel, Jr.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group