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Coverlet

Maker:
Probably Asahel Phelps
Date:
1853
Geography:
Made in Delhi, New York, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Cotton and wool warp and weft, woven
Dimensions:
100 1/2 x 79 3/4 in. (255.3 x 202.6 cm)
Classification:
Textiles
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. James J. Rorimer, 1989
Accession Number:
1989.264.2
Not on view
This dark blue wool and undyed cotton coverlet is woven in two panels and seamed together at the center. The central field is decorated with medallion forms. The wide inner border shows floral and diamond motifs, while the narrow outer border has alternating hearts and diamonds. There are four corner blocks, each with an eagle surmounted by thirteen stars.
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