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

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

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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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Coverlet
coverlet, figured
Date made
1838
weaver
Welty, John B.
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)
ID Number
TE.T16962
catalog number
T16961.000
accession number
308475.2
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. John H. Murray
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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