A Jacquard Patterned Coverlet by Samuel B. Musselman
This Jacquard Pattern coverlet was woven by Samuel B. Musselman, Milford, Bucks County, PA in 1840. Musselman is one of the few weavers who numbered his work. This coverlet number 167 was woven for Charles Diehl.
The corner block with Diehl's name proclaims "This Coverlet Belongs To Me".
Musselman's Rooster border is used on this along with "PENSYLVAN" topping the border. Wool and Cotton in fine condition 80"X95" including the border.(SPECIAL PRICE NOW $2200.00)
Coverlets of this type are one of the very few American Antiques where one knows who made it and for whom it was made. (W&P)