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Coverlet

Detail of a textile with an intricate red and white floral border and a central pattern composed of floral motifs and birds.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • Detail of a textile with an intricate red and white floral border and a central pattern composed of floral motifs and birds.

Date:

1855

Artist:

United States, New York

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Coverlet

Place

New York (Object made in)

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Made 1855

Medium

Cotton and wool, plain weave double cloth; woven on loom with Jacquard attachment; full loom width; seamless

Inscriptions

Inscription: 1855

Dimensions

228.8 × 219.9 cm (90 1/2 × 86 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. R. Greening

Reference Number

1962.765

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