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Whole-cloth quilt

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Blue wool and linen plain weave hand-quilted with a design of long undulating leaves and flowers. Backed with a lighter blue wool plain weave, probably homespun.

Provenance

Francis Hill Bigelow

Credit Line

Gift of Francis Hill Bigelow

American, late 18th century

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

239.5 x 255.5 cm (94 5/16 x 100 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.78

Medium or Technique

Glazed wool and linen plain weave; quilted

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles