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Whole cloth quilt of yellow silk satin, medallion quilted in center with quarter medallions in the corners, ground quilted with scallops; hand-quilted with about 9 stitches per inch, ivory silk lutestring backing, wool fleece batting. According to donor, quilt probably belonged to Mary Cooper,...

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Gift of Katharine Amory Homans, said to have belonged to Mary Cooper of Boston, born 1744

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Gift of Miss Katharine Amory Homans

English (made for American market), about 1744

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122.3 x 98.5 cm (48 1/8 x 38 3/4 in. )

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Medium or Technique

Silk satin, backed with silk plain weave and quilted


Textiles and Fashion Arts