Coverlet, Four Snowballs pattern with Pine-tree border

Date:
ca. 1830
Geography:
Possibly made in Pennsylvania, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Wool and cotton, woven
Dimensions:
77 3/4 x 65 1/4 in. (197.5 x 165.7 cm)
Classification:
Textiles
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Emerson Opdycke, in memory of her mother, 1913
Accession Number:
13.84
Not on view
This double cloth coverlet is woven in two panels from undyed cotton and dark blue, light blue, and salmon-colored wool. It is seamed at the center and hemmed at the top. The bottom edge is finished with a natural fringe.