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Alling Coverlet Museum

122 William St, Palmyra, NY 14522

Phone: (315) 597-6981

An official Path Through History Site! The Alling Coverlet Museum is one of five museums in the Historic Palmyra Museum Complex. Featuring the largest collection of American hand woven coverlets in the United States. It is named for Mrs. Merle Alling, Rochester, New York resident and coverlet collector, and is housed in a 1901 newspaper printing office. All styles of hand woven coverlets from 1820 to 1880 are represented in an extraordinary collection, which takes more than six years to rotate through public display. The collection also includes a Quilt Room, looms, spinning wheels, and other assorted weaver’s tools.