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Wholecloth quilt

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Quilted wholecloth bedcover with cut-out corners for bed posts; made of imported English copperplate print with military encampment designed after satirical prints by Henry Bunbury (1750-1811). Design composed of three vignettes: 1) soldier standing beside woman wearing calash and pointing past...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward R. Mitton

American, about 1825

Object Place

United States


240.5 x 255 cm (94 11/16 x 100 3/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Printed plain weave cotton; pieced and quilted


Textiles and Fashion Arts