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Bedspread: Robinson Crusoe

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Quilted chintz bedspread "Robinson Crusoe". Natural cotton tabby-woven ground, printed with copper plate in mauve. Shows four scenes: Crusoe on raft, Crusoe at table, Crusoe watching one negro carrying another, Crusoe looking at footprints on ground. Bedspread shaped with pillow cover, scalloped...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jessie A. McDonald

French (Nantes), about 1810–20

Object Place

Nantes, France

Dimensions

297 x 300 cm (116 15/16 x 118 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

58.1174

Medium or Technique

Cotton print

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles