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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

Deaccessioned

Artist

Archibald Davidson (Weaver)

Title

Coverlet

Date  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.

1848

Medium

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

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.)

Reference Number

1930.112

Extended information about this artwork

Object information is based on information known at time of deaccession and does not reflect any subsequent changes or new research findings about the object.

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