Jacob Saylor Coverlet

Description
The corner boxes of this Jacquard double-woven coverlet say "Maide by Jacob Saylor*North Liberty*Knox*Ohio*1853." The coverlet is made of cotton and wool, and has a self fringe on the lower edge. The upper edge is hemmed. There is a center seam as the coverlet was woven in two pieces that were later sewn together. While he lived in several different Ohio towns, little is known abut Mr. Saylor.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coverlet, Jacquard, single woven
date made
1853
maker
Saylor, Jacob
Physical Description
jacquard (overall production method/technique)
single weave (overall production method/technique)
wool (overall material)
cotton (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 88 in x 78 in; 223.52 cm x 198.12 cm
Place Made
United States: Ohio, Knox
ID Number
TE*T13999
catalog number
T13999.000
accession number
269209
subject
Domestic Furnishings
Textiles
Coverlets
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Home and Community Life: Textiles
Coverlets
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Maris M. Proffit in memory of Mrs. Maris M. Proffitt

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