Cotton and wool, plain weave with supplementary patterning wefts bound in plain interlacings with extended supplementary patterning weft cut fringe and attached warp-faced plain weave with extended weft cut fringe; woven on loom with Jacquard attachment
Inscription (in mirror image in bottom corner blocks): J.R. GEBHART MAYTOWN LANCASTER CO: 1841 S. DEDWEILER; (in mirror image in upper corners) S. DEDWEILER
253.7 x 224.8 cm (99 7/8 x 88 1/2 in.)
Repeat: 42.6 x 37 cm (16 3/4 x 14 1/2-5/8 in.)
Gift of Mary Elizabeth Johnson
Extended information about this artwork
Art Institute of Chicago, Agnes Allerton Gallery, Recent Acquisitions of Quilts and Coverlets, May 9–Aug. 9, 1987.
Art Institute of Chicago, Elizabeth F. Cheney and Agnes Allerton Textile Galleries, The Woven Coverlet: An Expression of Treasured America, Mar. 1–Jul. 23, 2000.
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