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Coverlet

A work made of cotton and wool, plain weave double cloth; woven on loom with jacquard attachment; full loom width; seamless.
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  • A work made of cotton and wool, plain weave double cloth; woven on loom with jacquard attachment; full loom width; seamless.

Date:

1851

Artist:

Jesse Hart (American, 1814-1894)
United States, Ohio, Clinton County, Wilmington

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Artist

James McDougal Hart (Weaver)

Title

Coverlet

Place

United States (Object made in)

Date

Made 1851

Medium

Cotton and wool, plain weave double cloth; woven on loom with Jacquard attachment; full loom width; seamless

Inscriptions

Inscription: If good we plant not, vice will fill the place; And rankest weeds the richest soils deface wove by J Hart Wilmington Clinton County Ohio 1851

Dimensions

229.9 × 198.3 cm (90 1/2 × 78 1/4 in.) Repeat: 48.1 × 48.1 cm (18 7/8 × 16 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Frank W. Gunsaulus

Reference Number

1915.519

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