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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

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Artist

Abram Allen (Weaver)

Title

Coverlet

Origin

Ohio

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

226.5 x 203.6 cm (89 1/4 x 79 7/8 in.) Repeat: 23.3 x 45.7 cm (9 1/8 x 18 in.)

Credit Line

Restricted gift of Mrs. Julian Armstrong, Jr.

Reference Number

1984.86

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