About This Artwork

Dennis Cosley (American, 1816–1904)
United States, Ohio, Greene County, Xenia

Coverlet, 1847

Cotton and wool, plain weave with plain interlacings of secondary binding warps and patterning wefts (Beiderwand); woven on loom with Jacquard attachment; full loom width; seamless; fringed
235.2 x 202.9 cm (92 1/2 x 80 in.)
Repeat: 41.9 x 35.6 cm (16 1/4 x 14 in.)
Inscription: Made by D Cosley Xenia Greene County Ohio 1847

Gift of Frank D. Carpenter, 1950.94

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

The Art Institute of Chicago, American Coverlets,
July 14–October 14, 1973

Publication History

Mildred Davison and Christa C. Mayer Thurman. Coverlets: a Handbook on the Collection of Woven Woverlets in the Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago, 1973), p. 170.

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