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Object Name: Coverlet
Date: 1816
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Medium: Cotton
Dimensions: Overall: 92 1/4 x 91 x 1/4 in. ( 234.3 x 231.1 x 0.6 cm )
Place made: North America, United States
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Description: Loom-woven counterpane with white-on-white "candlewick" design; floral medallion at center surrounded by a series of three rectangular frames decorated with zigzag and diamond patterning, concentric octagons, and stylized floral elements; candlewick inscription along lower edge; fringe on three sides.
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Allen Linn
Object Number: 1943.319
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Marks: Pile on lower edge: "John & Sarah Naefie 1816" and "GG 11/4"

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This coverlet was made for New York City residents John and Sarah Neafie, grandparents of the donor.