Coverlet

A work made of cotton and wool, plain weave with plain interlacings of secondary binding warps and patterning wefts (beiderwand); woven on loom with jacquard attachment; two loom widths joined; fringed.
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  • A work made of cotton and wool, plain weave with plain interlacings of secondary binding warps and patterning wefts (beiderwand); woven on loom with jacquard attachment; two loom widths joined; fringed.

Date:

1839

Artist:

John B. Welty (America, 1792-1841)
United States, Maryland, Washington County, Boonsboro

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Artist

John B. Welty

Title

Coverlet

Origin

Maryland

Date

1839

Medium

Cotton and wool, plain weave with plain interlacings of secondary binding warps and patterning wefts (Beiderwand); woven on loom with Jacquard attachment; two loom widths joined; fringed

Inscriptions

Inscription: John B. Welty Boonsboro Washington County Maryland

Dimensions

229.4 x 221.2 cm (90 1/4 x 87 in.) Repeat: 56.5 x 40.3 cm (90 1/4 x 87 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Frank W. Gunsaulus

Reference Number

1911.522

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