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1977

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Bedcover (India), late 18th century

This is a Bedcover. It is dated late 18th century and we acquired it in 1977. Its medium is silk and its technique is embroidered. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Frances George. It is credited Gift of Frances George.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 264.2 × 191.1 cm (8 ft. 8 in. × 6 ft. 3 1/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Bedcover (India), late 18th century; silk; H x W: 264.2 × 191.1 cm (8 ft. 8 in. × 6 ft. 3 1/4 in.); Gift of Frances George; 1977-70-1

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