Overall: 84 x 70 in. (213.4 x 177.8 cm)
Woven wool and cotton blue and white two-piece double cloth Jacquard coverlet; floral motifs surrounding central medallion; arms of New York woven in each of the four corners: the figures of Liberty holding a staff topped with a Phrygian cap, and Justice wearing a blindfold and holding a sword and scales flanking a shield topped by an eagle on a globe; the figures stand atop a banner with the state motto 'Excelsior.' Weaver's name and town woven in corners.
woven in corners: "J. CUNNINGHAM / WEAVER / NEW HARTFORD"
Diane Thomas Nash; her mother, Edith Marie Ramsey Thomas; her husband's aunt, Bertha Tuttle Porter (1885-1968); her husband, William F. Porter (ca. 1860-1944). William's mother, Angie, born in 1812, may have been the coverlet's original owner.
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