Overall: 103 1/4 x 79 3/4 x 1/2 in. ( 262.3 x 202.6 x 1.3 cm )
woven: on upper and lower edges: "FISHKILL.D.COUNTY.1843 SAMUEL VERPLANCK [then repeated, but from right to left]"
Red wool and white cotton double-woven jacquard coverlet; oval frame of scrolling leaves with floral motif at center surrounded by rectangular border of stylized flowers and leaves; border of leaves around edge.
This covelet was made for Samuel Verplanck, great-uncle of the donor.
Gift of Bayard Verplanck
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