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Coverlet

A work made of cotton and wool, plain weave double cloth; woven on loom with jacquard attachment; cotton, machine-knit fringe; two loom widths joined; all selvages present.
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  • A work made of cotton and wool, plain weave double cloth; woven on loom with jacquard attachment; cotton, machine-knit fringe; two loom widths joined; all selvages present.

Date:

1846

Artist:

Abram William Van Doren (American, 1808-1884)
Michigan, Oakland County, Avon

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Artist

Abram William Van Doren (Weaver)

Title

Coverlet

Origin

United States

Date

1846

Medium

Cotton and wool, plain weave double cloth; woven on loom with Jacquard attachment; cotton, machine-knit fringe; two loom widths joined; all selvages present

Inscriptions

"Ruth H. Little AW Van Doren Weaver Avon 1846 Oakland Co"

Dimensions

257.4 × 214.6 cm (93 1/2 × 84 1/2 in.) Repeat: 65.4 × 40.6 cm (25 3/4 × 16 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Frank W. Gunsaulus

Reference Number

1911.445:dup1

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