Cotton and wool, plain weave double cloth with main warp fringe; woven on loom with Jacquard attachment
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
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.)
Restricted gift of Mrs. Julian Armstrong, Jr.
Extended information about this artwork
Mildred Davison and Christa C. Mayer Thurman. Coverlets: A Handbook on the Collection of Woven Coverlets in The Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago: 1973).
Supplement to the Annual Report of The Art Institute of Chicago 1983-1984, p. 25.
Art Institute of Chicago, Elizabeth F. Cheney and Agnes Allerton Textile Galleries, The Woven Coverlet: An Expression of Treasured America, Mar. 1–Jul. 23, 2000.
America Hurrah, New York, by 1984; sold to the Art Institute of Chicago, 1984.
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