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Quilted bed cover

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Quilted bed cover with side and foot panels; pieces of fabric in center have floral trails pattern with black outlines, brown stems, and naturalistic red, brown, and faded blue flowers, blue threads visible in selvedges; pieces of fabric in side and foot panels have floral trails pattern with...

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Provenance

Used by the Robbins family of Lexington, MA; Inherited by Dr. Merrell L. Stout from Ellen A. Stone; Gift to the MFA, June, 1945

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Merrell L. Stout

American, late 18th century

Place of Manufacture

England (printed textiles)

Place of Use

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 246.4 x 226.1 cm (97 x 89 in.)

Accession Number

45.597

Medium or Technique

Block-printed cotton plain weave, pieced; cotton plain weave (reverse)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles