Coverlet fragment, second half 18th century
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probably America
Cotton, with silk letters added; L. 34 in. (86.4 cm), W. 21.05 in. (54.6 cm)
Atwater Kent Museum of Philadelphia, The Historical Society of Pennsylvania Collection (Philadelphia, Pa.)
A large piece of worn, patched and soiled cotton cloth exists in the collections of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, housed at the Atwater Kent Museum. Its history is that it is a piece of the coverlet from Franklin's bed. Terms of Use Credits