HARRY TYLER, JEFFERSON COUNTY, NEW YORK, DATED 1842
A WOOL AND COTTON JACQUARD-WOVEN COVERLET
Harry Tyler, Jefferson County, New York, dated 1842
Hand-woven in two widths in ivory cotton and red wool for Sophia A Clark 1842, featuring foliate cartouches enclosing flowers and diamonds, framed on three sides by a rose tree and picket fence border with woven inscriptions Jefferson Co NY, the corner name blocks bearing the weaver's symbol, a stylized lion
Sale Room Notice
Please note that the illustration for this lot is incorrectly numbered as 545 and should be noted as lot 454.
See Shaw, Americas Traditional Crafts (Levin, New York, 1993), pg.74 for a coverlet attributed to the same weaver.