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What is this?

Reversible coverlet in dark blue, off-white and light brown in a "single snowball" pattern with double intersecting circles and a pine tree border. Woven in two pieces and stitched together in the center. Fringe along both sides and bottom edge. Top edge is folded over and stitched.

This is a coverlet from United States. It is dated early 19th century and we acquired it in 2010. Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

medium: cotton, wool technique: two intercrossed plain weave structures (double cloth) label: cotton and wool double cloth

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 222.3 x 205.7 cm (87 1/2 x 81 in.)

General Acquisitions Endowment was the fund and The Hershey Story was the vendor of this object.

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