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Coverlet

Corner fragment of a repeating geometric floral pattern trimmed to the left by trees and prancing bucks and at bottom by eagle crests holding ribbons stating "E Pluribus Unum." Text in the bottom left corner reads: "Woven a the Ithaca Carpet Factory by Archd Davidson 1848."
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  • Corner fragment of a repeating geometric floral pattern trimmed to the left by trees and prancing bucks and at bottom by eagle crests holding ribbons stating "E Pluribus Unum." Text in the bottom left corner reads: "Woven a the Ithaca Carpet Factory by Archd Davidson 1848."

Date:

1848

Artist:

Archibald Davidson (American, born Scottish, active 1832-1848)
Produced by Ithaca Carpet Factory
United States, New York, Tompkins County, Ithaca

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Artist

Archibald Davidson (Weaver)

Title

Coverlet

Origin

New York

Date

Made 1848

Medium

Cotton and wool, plain weave double cloth; woven on loom with Jacquard attachment; two loom widths joined

Inscriptions

Inscription: Woven at the Ithaca Carpet Factory by Archd Davidson 1848 E Pluribus Unum

Dimensions

219.5 × 191.8 cm (86 3/8 × 75 1/2 in.) Repeat: 40.6 × 39.6 cm (16 × 15 1/2 in.) Side borders: 16.5 cm (6 1/2 in.) Bottom border: 16.2 cm (6 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Emily Crane Chadbourne

Reference Number

1930.112

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