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Bedcover (USA), ca. 1850

This is a Bedcover. It is dated ca. 1850 and we acquired it in 1956. Its medium is cotton and its technique is machine quilted. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mary M. Kenway. It is credited Gift of Mary M. Kenway from the estate of Sarah B. Russell.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 264.2 x 228.6 cm (8 ft. 8 in. x 7 ft. 6 in.)

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Bedcover (USA), ca. 1850; Previously owned by Sarah B. Russell ; cotton; H x W: 264.2 x 228.6 cm (8 ft. 8 in. x 7 ft. 6 in.); Gift of Mary M. Kenway from the estate of Sarah B. Russell; 1956-181-351

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