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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


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

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Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool; woven


Textiles and Fashion Arts