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Coverlet

A work made of cotton and wool, plain weave double cloth with main warp fringe; woven on loom with jacquard attachment.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of cotton and wool, plain weave double cloth with main warp fringe; woven on loom with jacquard attachment.

Date:

1839

Artist:

Abram Allen (American, born Irish, c. 1796- after 1860)
United States, Ohio, Clinton County, Wilmington

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Artist

Abram Allen (Weaver)

Title

Coverlet

Place

Ohio (Object made in)

Date

Made 1839

Medium

Cotton and wool, plain weave double cloth with main warp fringe; woven on loom with Jacquard attachment

Inscriptions

Inscription (in mirror image in bottom corner blocks): Be ye to others kind and true as youd have oth ers be to you and neither say or do to them what e'er you would not take again / OHIO / 1839 / By A Allen

Dimensions

228.6 × 201.3 cm (90 × 79 1/4 in.); Repeat: 23.3 × 45.7 cm (9 1/8 × 18 in.)

Credit Line

Purchased with funds provided by Mrs. Julian Armstrong, Jr.

Reference Number

1984.86

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