Cotton and wool, double weave; two loom widths joined
Inscription: Zina J. Buck 1833
252.6 × 188 cm (91 1/2 × 74 in.)
Gift of Dr. Frank W. Gunsaulus
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“Collection of American Coverlets,” Bulletin of the Art Institute of Chicago 4, 4 (Apr. 1911): 62 (discussed; not illustrated).
Mildred Davison and Christa C. Mayer-Thurman, Coverlets: A Handbook on the Collection of Woven Coverlets in The Art Institute of Chicago, exh. cat. (Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 1973), 54.
Art Institute of Chicago, American Coverlets, July 14–Oct. 14, 1973.
Zina and Eunice Buck, Gorham, NY [according to Babbitt Collection valuation dated 2/25/1911 in curatorial file]. Frances Smalley Babbitt (1847–1929), Ypsilanti, Washtenaw County, MI [ex-collection noted in acquisition valuation dated 2/25/1911 in curatorial file; “The Florence Babbitt Collection” reprinted in Ypsilanti Gleanings, Ypsilanti Historical Society (Summer 2010); this and the following according to Davison and Mayer-Thurman 1973, p. 54]; sold to Frank W. Gunsaulus (1856-1921), Chicago, by 1911 [Ledger Book 1900–1913 in curatorial file]; given to the Art Institute of Chicago, 1911.
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