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Object Name: Jacquard coverlet
Date: 1835
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Medium: Wool, cotton
Dimensions: Overall: 86 1/2 x 75 x 1/2 in. ( 219.7 x 190.5 x 1.3 cm )
Place made: North America, United States
Description: Blue wool and white cotton double cloth jacquard coverlet; central design consisting of twenty floral medallions enclosed in contiguous circles of stars; rectangular border with stylized leaves or feathers repeated in parallel fashion and intersected with a meandering line; woven inscription in square frame at each lower corner.
Credit Line: Purchase
Object Number: 1940.866
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Marks: Woven in each lower corner: "S / HUMPHR - / EYS / BETHANY+ / GENESEE / COUNTY+ / N+Y+1835"

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This coverlet was made for Sarah Jane Humphreys, grandmother of the donor.