Here is a very fine and rare antique coverlet woven by Eliza Henry in 1839. From the recent local estate of a quilt collector, this coverlet was very well stored and the yarns retain much of their original brilliance. The coverlet is made of two matching halves that are pieced together and has blue, green as well as an red/orange woven onto a cream background. Woven from the standard and expected wool and cotton yarns of the time, and dated 1839, it comes from a nice clean old local estate here in Michigan.It measures about 94" long x 82" wide, not including the 3 fringe, which runs along both sides and the bottom edge. Displayed on a King Size bed, it would fit better on a Queen or Full size. "Eliza Henry", "1839" and what appears to be M.
Frailey are woven into both of the bottom corners (each block is readable on only one side; the other corner shows the reverse). Colors are bright and the piece is very clean. As always, I try to describe items as best I can. This coverlet, while in excellent condition for its' age, is antique, and as such should be considered used. Fine and Rare Antique 1839 Jacquard Coverlet by Eliza Henry 94" x 82" 4 Color.
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This item is in the category "Antiques\Linens & Textiles (Pre-1930)\Bed & Bath Linens\Bedspreads & Coverlets". The seller is "marthadb" and is located in Royal Oak, Michigan. This item can be shipped to United States, all countries in Europe, Canada, Japan, Australia.