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Quilt (USA)

This is a Quilt. It is dated 1857 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is cotton, silk and its technique is running and double running stitches on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Edla Cusick. It is credited Gift of Edla Cusick in memory of her mother, Aline Bernstein, and Aunt, Ethel Frankau.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 241 x 205 cm (7 ft. 10 7/8 in. x 6 ft. 8 11/16 in.)

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Quilt (USA); cotton, silk; H x W: 241 x 205 cm (7 ft. 10 7/8 in. x 6 ft. 8 11/16 in.); Gift of Edla Cusick in memory of her mother, Aline Bernstein, and Aunt, Ethel Frankau; 1975-16-2

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