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ANTIQUE COVERLETS > AGRICULTURE AND MANUFACTURES.....ANTIQUE JACQUARD COVERLET

AGRICULTURE AND MANUFACTURES.....ANTIQUE JACQUARD COVERLET


 
AGRICULTURE AND MANUFACTURES.....ANTIQUE JACQUARD COVERLET

 



The Agriculture and Manufactures..... coverlets are very often attributed to James Alexander, but he did not weave them.  He often worked with a similar centerfield pattern, but this particular coverlet composition was made by a variety of weavers. A number have been discovered over the centuries which look related but have different weave structures, details, and different settings, either full width seamless or two panels joined. This one is two panels joined, and woven in indigo wool on one side, and white cotton on the other, fully reversible with the legend legible on both sides. The spreadwing eagles and characteristic capitol-like public buildings that fill the border are expressive pictorial elements that enhance its patriotic appeal. A wonderful gift for a new citizen or patriotic American. Originating from New York State, excellent condition.