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Coverlet

Date:
ca. 1876
Geography:
Made in Pennsylvania, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Cotton and wool, woven
Dimensions:
86 x 80 in. (218.4 x 203.2 cm)
Classification:
Textiles
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John P. Kauffman, 1982
Accession Number:
1982.243
Not on view
This red-orange wool and undyed and light blue cotton coverlet is woven in one piece. There is a central star medallion set in a scallop-patterned ground. The wide borders are decorated with deer, partridges, foliage, and a domed building. The work has a natural fringe on the left and right sides and an added fringe along the bottom edge.
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