Jacquard coverlet

Jacquard coverlet
Title
Jacquard coverlet
Date 
1845
Medium 
Wool, cotton
Dimensions 
Overall: 88 1/2 x 74 x 1/4 in. ( 224.8 x 188 x 0.6 cm )
Description 
Blue wool and white cotton double cloth jacquard coverlet composed of two vertical sections hand-sewn together; central design consisting of floral medallions enclosed in contiguous circles of stars; border of eagles alternating with stylized plant forms on three sides; woven inscription in each lower corner.
Credit Line 
Gift of James Kirk
Object Number 
1963.16
Marks 
woven: in each lower corner: "M.A. / N.Y. 1845"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group