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White cotton bedcover with a design of a basket, feathers, flowers and leaves worked in trapunto, cotton cord inserted between cotton plain weave face quilted to linen plain weave backing.


Lent by Mrs. B. W. Munroe, May 29, 1912. Lent by Mrs. John P. Reynolds and Mrs. Nathaniel Wales, Jan. 16, 1920.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. John B. Reynolds and Mrs. Nathaniel Wales

American, second half of 18th century

Object Place

Fairfield, Connecticut


253.5 x 251 cm (99 13/16 x 98 13/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave, backed with linen plain weave; embroidered in trapunto


Textiles and Fashion Arts