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Bedcover (Mexico), 19th century

This is a Bedcover. It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1959. Its medium is wool, cotton and its technique is wool plain weave (3 selvage to selvage widths sewn together); stitches – herringbone, double running. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Gift of Mrs. Arthur W. Butler.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 178 x 168.5 cm (5 ft. 10 1/16 in. x 5 ft. 6 5/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Bedcover (Mexico), 19th century; wool, cotton; H x W: 178 x 168.5 cm (5 ft. 10 1/16 in. x 5 ft. 6 5/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. Arthur W. Butler; 1959-1-1

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