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Whole-cloth quilt

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Whole-cloth quilt of light green silk, hand-quilted with silk thread,deep border quilted with design of palm fronds, central field with coat of arms, backed with light green silk plain weave

Provenance

Lent by Richard M. Gummere, May 15, 1942.

Credit Line

Gift of Richard M. Gummere

American, 1775

Object Place

Hickory Grove, Burlington, New Jersey, United States

Dimensions

271 x 293.8 cm (106 11/16 x 115 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

48.353

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave; quilted

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles