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Quilted bed cover

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Quilted whole cloth bed cover of unglazed pale yellowish-tan wool with a now darker panel inserted at top center; shaped to fit around bedposts. Hand quilted with about 11 stitchs per inch. Backed with orange-tan wool plain weave. Ground quilted in narrow diagonal stripes and scrolling leaves...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Mary Russell in memory of Miss Vivian H. Taber

American, late 18th century

Object Place

New England, United States


242 x 243.3 cm (95 1/4 x 95 13/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Wool and linen plain weave, quilted


Textiles and Fashion Arts