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This coverlet is woven with red and blue wool warps and red and blue wool wefts in two panels and seamed at the center. The field shows a menagerie of animals, including giraffes, leopards, monkeys, and birds. The borders have images of an alligator eating a snake alternating with a pouncing leopard. In contrast to the predominant jungle motifs, domesticated fowl are depicted on the corner blocks.

Coverlet, Wool, woven, American

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