Overall: 85 1/2 x 80 x 1/4 in. ( 217.2 x 203.2 x 0.6 cm )
Blue wool and white cotton double cloth jacquard coverlet composed of two vertical sections hand-sewn together; alternating star-centered and diamond-centered floral medallions interspersed with eight-pointed stars and stylized eight-petaled flowers; picket fence and rose tree border on three sides; woven inscription along edge of lower border, and lion and inscription in each lower corner.
Gift of Kenneth Salisbury Kirkland
woven: near bottom: "JEFFERSON.CO.NY. [inverted] JEFFERSON.CO. [etc.]"
woven: in each lower corner: "MARY / SALISBURY / 1842"
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