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Coverlet

A work made of 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.

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  • A work made of 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.

Date:

1841

Artist:

John R. Gebhart (American, born 1808)
United States, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Maytown

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Artist

John R. Gebhart (Weaver)

Title

Coverlet

Origin

Pennsylvania

Date

Made 1841

Medium

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

Inscriptions

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

Dimensions

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.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mary Elizabeth Johnson

Reference Number

1986.1373

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