The Guild Today
We are a friendly, informal group of coverlet enthusiasts with a wide variety of general and specific interests. Our members include people from all around the United States. We are collectors, researchers, students, weavers, spinners, dyers, and dealers. Some of us are brand new to the subject, while others have many years of study and experience. The thing we all have in common is our love of antique coverlets and our desire to learn more, see more, and preserve more. The Guild has maintained its original goal, set in 1924: to study and preserve these wonderful gifts from our forebears, and to do our part to ensure their respectful treatment and survival.
Corner section of a figured (jacquard) coverlet made in
Indiana by Samuel Balantyne. Double weave.


Figured (jacquard) double weave coverlet made
by James Cunningham, New York, in 1847.