RARE "Cherub Bims" Red & Cream Jacquard Coverlet This hand woven coverlet is from the late 1830s to early 1840s and originated from a northeast Canadian Estate to Noddin Antiques in Bangor Mainein the 1980s Florals, stars, geometric patterns and eagles in a variety of reds, blues and off whitewere common for the time period, there is barely a handful of "Cherub Bims" left onthe market. This lovely textile is 66" X 80" not including the 4 to 6 inch fringe on 3 sides.The main side of the coverlet is in museum quality condition.Approximately 18" to 20" of the fringe needs attachment with the possibility of 2to 3 inches missing. The reverse side will need some restoration, as seen in the photographs andprimarily affects the cream wool areas. Red color appears to be intact. A majorityof the damage is on the upper portion from use.We estimate 20% or less of the textile is in need of restoration. No moth or insect damage is noted. THE PRICE: According to our extensive research "Cherub Bims" coverlets have not been on the market in the last 20 years. If your research finds something differentwe would appreciate a link be posted. Although our asking price appears high, reasonablebest offers will be given consideration. All of our items are sold in as found condition. We cannot confirm they are from smoke or pet free environment.We ship USPS PRIORITY MAIL as it automatically comes with $50 insurance and a tracking number.We do our best in packing items, we are not responsible for items once they enter the hands of the USPS. This includes lost, stolen or broken itemsWe will purchase additional insurance based on final price.Buyer is responsible for applying/filing any insurance claims.We reimburse $1.50 or more overage in shipping costs.