Lifespan1824 – 1892
Functions, Occupations, and Activities>Weaver
Publications[Day book a list of a weaver's financial transactions] David Bender. - 1846-1880 - 147 p. on  leaves, ill ; 22 x 36 cm. Photocopy of original in Museum of International Folk Art Bartlett Library. ;[Pattern book] [by David Bender] - 1846 -  leaves : chiefly ill. (some col.) ; 36 cm.
Photocopy of original in Museum of International Folk Art Bartlett Library.
David Bender (1824-1892), worked as weaver in Franklin Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania 1845-1852, worked in Washington Township, Johnson County, Iowa from 1845-1852...His pattern manuscript represents what he might have woven. He would have hand copied his pattern book while he served as a novice weaver under a master weaver's tutelage. [Retrieved on 1/10/2018 from http://www.coverletweaver.com/david-bender.html]