Coverlet

A work made of cotton and wool, plain weave with plain interlacings of secondary binding warps and patterning wefts (beiderwand); woven on loom with jacquard attachment; two loom widths joined; fringed.
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  • A work made of cotton and wool, plain weave with plain interlacings of secondary binding warps and patterning wefts (beiderwand); woven on loom with jacquard attachment; two loom widths joined; fringed.

Date:

1844

Artist:

Philip Michael (American, b. 1795)
United States, Pennsylvania, Susquehanna Township

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Title

Coverlet

Origin

Pennsylvania

Date

Made 1844

Medium

Cotton and wool, plain weave with plain interlacings of secondary binding warps and patterning wefts (Beiderwand); woven on loom with Jacquard attachment; two loom widths joined; fringed

Inscriptions

Inscription: Philip Michael Susquehanna Township 1844 A Beck

Dimensions

239 x 195 cm (94 x 76 3/4 in.) Repeat: 37.2 x 35.6 cm (14 5/8 x 14 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of the Chicago Historical Society

Reference Number

1967.196

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