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Coverlet (USA)

This is a Coverlet. It is dated 1843 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is wool, cotton. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Edgar O. Smith. It is credited Gift of Edgar O. Smith.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 258.4 × 211.5 cm (8 ft. 5 3/4 in. × 6 ft. 11 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Made by C. Wiand Allentown 1843

Cite this object as

Coverlet (USA); wool, cotton; H x W: 258.4 × 211.5 cm (8 ft. 5 3/4 in. × 6 ft. 11 1/4 in.); Gift of Edgar O. Smith; 1975-89-4

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