Counterpane

Object Number: 
1943.319
Date: 
1816
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 92 1/4 x 91 x 1/4 in. ( 234.3 x 231.1 x 0.6 cm )
Marks: 
pile: on lower edge: "John & Sarah Naefie 1816" and "GG 11/4"
Description: 
Loom-woven counterpane with white-on-white "candlewick" design; floral medallion at center surrounded by a series of three rectangular frames decorated with zigzag and diamond patterning, concentric octagons, and stylized floral elements; candlewick inscription along lower edge; fringe on three sides.
Gallery Label: 
This coverlet was made for New York City residents John and Sarah Naefie, grandparents of the donor.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Allen Linn
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group