Jacquard coverlet

Jacquard coverlet
Title
Jacquard coverlet
Date 
1837
Medium 
Wool, cotton
Dimensions 
Overall: 94 1/2 x 71 1/2 x 1/2 in. ( 240 x 181.6 x 1.3 cm )
Description 
Blue wool and white cotton double cloth jacquard coverlet; central design composed in three columns, the central column with quartets of eagles encircled in stars alternating with floral medallions, and flanking columns with alternating floral motifs; border consisting of tree with bird and animals alternating with urn and flowers; woven inscription in square frame at each corner; fringe on lower edge.
Credit Line 
Purchase
Object Number 
1941.919
Marks 
woven: in each corner: "MARY / SNYDER / 1837"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group