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Quilted bed cover

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Quilted bedcover with overhanging border of deep blue glazed wool (calimanco), quilted in stem and flower motif. Hand-quilted with about 13 stitches per inch. Central section is mid-18th century English brocaded woolen damask. Damask ground is white with polychrome brocading in two different...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Kenneth Bowen

American (New England), about 1790 to 1820

Object Place

Millis, Massachusetts, New England, USA


261 x 262 cm (102 3/4 x 103 1/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave and brocaded wool damask; pieced and quilted


Textiles and Fashion Arts