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Bedcover (USA), mid-19th century

This is a Bedcover. It is dated mid-19th century and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is cotton and its technique is running stitch and double running stitch on plain weave; plain weave backing; inner layer of wadding. 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: 195 x 192 cm (6 ft. 4 3/4 in. x 6 ft. 3 9/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Bedcover (USA), mid-19th century; cotton; H x W: 195 x 192 cm (6 ft. 4 3/4 in. x 6 ft. 3 9/16 in.); Gift of Edla Cusick in memory of her mother, Aline Bernstein, and Aunt, Ethel Frankau; 1975-16-3

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