Bedcover (Coverlet)

  • Category:

    Textiles (Furnishing)

  • Creator (Role):

    James Myer (Weaver)

  • Place of Origin:

    Millersville, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Materials:

    Wool; Cotton

  • Museum Object Number:

    1955.0048.047


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1955.0048.047

Object Name

Bedcover (Coverlet)

Category

Textiles (Furnishing)

Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Charles K. Davis

Creator (Role)

James Myer (Weaver)

Place of Origin

Millersville, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Origin Notes

See notes

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. mark; at two lower corners; "PROPERTY / OF / / 1836 / WOVE. BY. / I. MYER." woven into fabric
2. mark; within signature block at one corner; "M. R. L." cross-stitched in fuscia Berlin wool

Materials

Wool; Cotton

Dimensions (inches)

94.5 (L) , 86.75 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

240.03 (L) , 220.345 (W)

Measurement Notes

Measurements do not include fringe, which is 2 3/4" on the sevedge sides and 3 1/2 on the bottom end.

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Anderson, Clarita S. 2002 American Coverlets and Their Weavers.
p.197 for information on the weaver
[Book] Shein, Joseph D. & Zongor, Melinda. 2002 Coverlets and the Spirit of America.
pp. 58-59 for image of coverlet with the same border design