J.J. Heilbronn Figured and Fancy Coverlet Fragment, 1840

J.J. Heilbronn Figured and Fancy Coverlet Fragment, 1840

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J.J. Heilbronn Figured and Fancy Coverlet Fragment, 1840. Red, white & blue jacquard double weave, no visible fringe. 1. (border) potted flowers & birds 2. (center) double rose & snowflakes. John Jacob Heilbronn, was born June 15, 1815 in Alsace, France. He married January 9, 1840, Phebe Weaver in Fairfield, OH. He died July 8, 1887.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coverlet fragment, figured
Date made
1840
weaver
Heilbronn, J.J.
Physical Description
double weave (overall production method/technique)
double rose, snowflake (center pattern)
wool, cotton (center material)
red, blue, natural (overall color)
jacquard (overall production method/technique)
corner block (overall pattern)
ID Number
TE.T14712
catalog number
T14712.000
accession number
280847
Credit Line
Gift of Col. Charles W. Walker
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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