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Quilted cotton table cover

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Quilted cotton table cover, white cotton badly stained, bunch of flowers tied by a ribbon and a garland of flowers quilted in fine back stitch, the design in relief, background flat, backing of a heavier piece of cotton than front; name Mitty L. Fowler embroidered in fine back stitch below garland.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Frances Fowler and Professor Harold North Fowler

American, Early 19th century; according to tradition 1814

Object Place

USA

Dimensions

64 x 92 cm (25 3/16 x 36 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

51.2425

Medium or Technique

Cotton tabby with cotton stuffed quilted and cotton embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles