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Counterpane bed cover

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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.

Provenance

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

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

24.146

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles