Jacob Haag coverlet; Jacquard double-cloth; Pennsylvania; 1854

Description (Brief):

Double-woven Jacquard coverlet with a center medallion, surrounded by "checks", and vines with leaves. The Double Rose pattern is used at the top and the bottom of the coverlet. At the bottom it is located just above the border. There is one border design present and it is found on three sides.The border design includes pillars, flowers, and diamonds. The two lower corners include the name of the maker and the date. The corners say:"MADE BY J*HAAG INEMAUS FOR (BLANK SPACE) 1854.

Date Made: 1854

Weaver: Haag, Jacob

Location: Currently not on view

See more items in: Home and Community Life: Textiles, Coverlets

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Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Elgin Groseclose

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: TE.T18374Catalog Number: T18374.000Accession Number: 1978.0634

Object Name: Coverletcoverlet, figured

Physical Description: jacquard (overall production method/technique)double weave (overall production method/technique)double rose (border pattern)medallion (center pattern)red, white, blue (overall color)wool, cotton (overall material)blue (overall color)green (overall color)

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-4b49-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_621366

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