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

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

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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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Coverlet
coverlet, figured
Date made
1854
weaver
Haag, Jacob
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)
ID Number
TE.T18374
catalog number
T18374.000
accession number
1978.0634
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Elgin Groseclose
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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