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

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Artist

James McDougal Hart

Title

Coverlet

Origin

United States

Date

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

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Frank W. Gunsaulus

Reference Number

1915.519

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