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Bed quilt

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Woven with white cotton and dark blue wool, in a fine geometrical pattern. John Greenleaf Whittier slept under this bedspread for eight summers, when he was at the Sturtevant Farm, Center Harbor, New Hampshire.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Louise M. Nathurst

American, about 1825

Dimensions

224 x 206 cm (88 3/16 x 81 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

02.496

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool; woven

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles