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Title
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Date 
1866-1891
Medium 
Silk
Dimensions 
Overall: 6 x 9 in. ( 15.2 x 22.9 cm )
Description 
Stevensgraph in black and olive green representing a horse race in progress, crowds, trees and four structures, inscribed "At Old Jerome."
Credit Line 
Purchase
Object Number 
1952.318
Marks 
woven: bottom center: "AT OLD JEROME"
Gallery Label 
Financier Leonard Walter Jerome (1817-1891) was the maternal grandfather of Winston Churchill. He opened the Jerome Park Racetrack with the American Jockey Club on the Bathgate estate in Fordham September 25, 1866. The track popularized sprint races and staged annual stakes events, beginning with the Belmont Stakes in 1867. The track closed in 1889 to make way for a reservoir, temporarily re-opening in 1891 for the races of the Monmouth Park (New Jersey) Racing Association.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group