Centennial Jacquard Coverlet: Memorial Hall

Artist/maker unknown, American

Geography:
Made in Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America

Date:
c. 1876

Medium:
Jacquard-woven tied Beiderwand weave: cotton warp and weft with supplementary cotton tie-down warp and wool supplementary weft; wool weft fringe and wool and cotton applied fringe

Dimensions:
83 3/4 x 79 1/2 inches (212.7 x 201.9 cm)

Curatorial Department:
Costume and Textiles

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1939-44-1

Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William Burroughs Cooke, 1939

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Additional information:
  • PublicationThe Fine Art of Textiles

    This coverlet features Memorial Hall, the site of the Centennial Exhibition of 1876 and the first home of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Dilys E. Blum, from The Fine Art of Textiles: The Collections of the Philadelphia Museum of Art (1997), p. 105.