Coverlet

A work made of cotton and wool, plain weave with plain interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts (tied double cloth) and main warp and extended supplementary patterning weft cut fringe; possibly woven on loom with jacquard attachment; two loom widths joined.
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  • A work made of cotton and wool, plain weave with plain interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts (tied double cloth) and main warp and extended supplementary patterning weft cut fringe; possibly woven on loom with jacquard attachment; two loom widths joined.

Date:

1839

Artist:

Jonathan Garber (American, born 1807)
United States, Maryland, Frederick County

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Artist

Jonathan Garber

Title

Coverlet

Origin

Maryland

Date

1839

Medium

Cotton and wool, plain weave with plain interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts (tied double cloth) and main warp and extended supplementary patterning weft cut fringe; possibly woven on loom with Jacquard attachment; two loom widths joined

Inscriptions

Inscription (in mirror image in bottom corner blocks): JONATHAN GARBER, FREDERICK CO. MD. 1839; (in mirror image above bottom border): NO MAN CAN BETTER IT JOHN ZEE & MARGARET PICKET

Dimensions

270.1 x 206.4 cm (106 3/8 x 81 1/4 in.) Warp repeat: 40.3 cm (15 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James W. Alsdorf

Reference Number

1980.684

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