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Object Name: Coverlet
Date: 1840
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Medium: Wool, cotton
Dimensions: Overall: 87 x 78 1/2 x 1/4 in. ( 221 x 199.4 x 0.6 cm )
Place made: North America, United States
Description: Blue wool and white cotton double-woven coverlet; overall eight-pointed rose pattern with border of birds on branches; scrolling vine and parallel serpentine lines bordering edge; woven inscription in each lower corner; fringe on bottom.
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Frederick B. Adams, Jr.
Object Number: 1953.89
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Marks: woven: in each lower corner (inverted on right): "Be ye to others / kind and true / as youd have oth / ers be to you / and neither say / or do to them / what e'er you wo / uld not take again / OHIO 1840 / By A Allen"