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Jacquard coverlet

Object Number: 
1943.418
Date: 
1846
Medium: 
Wool, cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 86 1/2 x 80 1/2 x 1/4 in. ( 219.7 x 204.5 x 0.6 cm )
Marks: 
woven: below each of (12) buildings depicted: "CAPITOL IN WASHINGTON / 1846"
Description: 
Red and blue wool and white cotton double-woven jacquard coverlet composed of two horizontal sections hand-sewn together; with twelve images of the Capitol building in Washington enclosed in oval wreaths and interspersed with floral medallions, and Double Rose border on two sides.
Credit Line: 
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Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group