John B. Welty jacquard single weave coverlet, Maryland, 1838

Description (Brief):

Jacquard single weave figured and fancy coverlet in blue, red, white & green. Fringe on 1 side. Color banding. Center field alternates sunbursts & floral medallions. Border on lower edge and two long sides, double bird & roses. Corner blocks with inscription: John B. Welty, boonsboro, Washington County, Maryland 1838.

Date Made: 1838

Weaver: Welty, John B.

Location: Currently not on view

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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. John H. Murray

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: TE.T16962Catalog Number: T16961.000Accession Number: 308475.2

Object Name: Coverletcoverlet, figured

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


Record Id: nmah_621371

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