This LARGE JACQUARD Rare Antique ONE PIECE COVERLET by
LEONARD METZ, MONTGOMERY Co, 1842. HE WAS A COVERLET
WEAVER IN NORRITON TOWNSHIP, MONTGOMERY COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA.
Wool and Cotton Tied Beiderwand, Red, Green and Blue
with Natural Cotton, Exc Vintage Condition, 95”x97” Includes Fringe.
VERY RARE PENNSYLVANIA COVERLET, LEONARD METZ, MONTGOMERY
COUNTY, 1842, WOOL AND COTTON. ONE PIECE TIED
BEIDERWAND IN RED, GREEN, AND BLUE WITH NATURAL COTTON.
STYLIZED FLORAL BLOCK CENTER FIELD WITH DEEP SIDE
BORDERS. CORNER BLOCK SIGNED WITH WEAVER’S NAME, YEAR AND
COUNTY. SOME FRINGE MISSING WHICH CAN EASILY
BE REPLACED – SEE PICTURES. OTHERWISE VERY SLIGHT
IMPERFECTIONS, COVERLET MEASURES 95” X 97” INCLUDES a 4”
FRINGE ON 3 SIDES.
One piece coverlets are scarce because a large frame was needed which
was too difficult to transport. Most Coverlets were made by
weavers who traveled and made in 2 pieces because the smaller frames
were easier to haul.
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Questions or information. I liquidate and buy local estates, all items are
sold in as found condition. I DO NOT CUSTOMIZE, REFINISH, OR
REPAIR. Most of my items are ANTIQUE, VINTAGE, OR COLLECTIBLES
with patina and may naturally show some wear from age and use. Many
people prefer the pieces with the original patina. Any cleaning, if desired, is
left up to the new owner. I have endeavored to photograph and accurately
describe every item as to its condition and authenticity. More Photos are
available to serious buyers and collectors.
Photographs are part of the description.
*SEE ANDERSON, AMERICAN COVERLETS AND THEIR WEAVERS, P193
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