Presented for your consideration is this antique coverlet. The coverlet features an intricate white floral design against a blue background on the front and an ornate blue design against a white background on the opposite side. Blue and white fringe is around the sides with a piece of blue and white polka dot edging along the top.
In the bottom corners it is signed John Kittinger Springfield Portage County Ohio 1840. John Kittinger made coverlets from 1836 to 1840 and his color blocks contained his name, date and location. A few of the coverlets also contained the client's name that he was making the blanket for. The coverlet has some heft to it and would be very warm. Appears to be free of rips, tears and holes.
Also appears to be free of any staining, except for one very small brown spot near the center. This nice looking coverlet would make a great addition to any antique textile collection! Overall the coverlet is in EXCELLENT condition.Please refer to the photos for the best details. Measures 88" long and 64 1/2" wide. Please take a look at our photos and feel free to message us with any questions. We do not mark merchandise values below value or mark items as'gifts' - US and International government regulations prohibit such behavior.
This item is being offered by: The Hitching Post Antiques Mall. We are located 2 miles west of beautiful Tecumseh, Michigan, on M-50 near the intersection of M-52.Our store operates seven days a week, 361 days a year, during the hours of 10:00 a. - Your Friends at the Hitching Post Antiques Mall. Please check out my other items. And be sure to add me to your favorites list. Please note that we try our hardest to assure accurate descriptions of the items we list. Thank you and good luck! This item is in the category "Collectibles\Linens & Textiles\Bed & Bath Linens\Quilts, Bedspreads & Coverlets". The seller is "hitchingpostantiques" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.