Coverlet

A work made of cotton and wool, plain weave with supplementary patterning wefts bound in plain interlacings; edged with cotton and wool, plain weave extended weft fringe; woven on handloom with jacquard attachment.
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  • A work made of cotton and wool, plain weave with supplementary patterning wefts bound in plain interlacings; edged with cotton and wool, plain weave extended weft fringe; woven on handloom with jacquard attachment.

Date:

1868

Artist:

Adam D. Knirim (American, born German, 1830- after 1883)
United States, Illinois, Lee County, Dixon

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Artist

A. D. Knirim

Title

Coverlet

Origin

Illinois

Date

1868

Medium

Cotton and wool, plain weave with supplementary patterning wefts bound in plain interlacings; edged with cotton and wool, plain weave extended weft fringe; woven on handloom with Jacquard attachment

Inscriptions

Inscription (two corners): Wove by A D Knirim Dixon Lee Co Il 1868

Dimensions

216.1 x 185.4 cm (85 x 73 in.) Repeat: 36.2 x 33 cm (14 1/4 x 13 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Leland and Katherine Becker

Reference Number

1972.404

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