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Object Name: Jacquard coverlet
Date: 1846
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Medium: Wool, cotton
Dimensions: Overall: 86 1/2 x 80 1/2 x 1/4 in. ( 219.7 x 204.5 x 0.6 cm )
Place made: North America, United States
Description: Red and blue wool and white cotton double-woven jacquard coverlet composed of two horizontal sections hand-sewn together; with twelve images of the Capitol building in Washington enclosed in oval wreaths and interspersed with floral medallions, and Double Rose border on two sides.
Credit Line: Purchase
Object Number: 1943.418
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Marks: Woven below each of (12) buildings depicted: "CAPITOL IN WASHINGTON / 1846"

Exhibitions:

"Temple of Liberty: Washington, Jefferson and the Capitol," Library of Congress, February-June 1995.