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1944

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Bedcover (India)

This is a Bedcover. It is dated 1780–90 and we acquired it in 1944. Its medium is cotton and its technique is block printed on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by W. and J. Sloane. It is credited Gift of W. and J. Sloane.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 239.5 x 164 cm (7 ft. 10 5/16 in. x 5 ft. 4 9/16 in.)

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Bedcover (India); cotton; H x W: 239.5 x 164 cm (7 ft. 10 5/16 in. x 5 ft. 4 9/16 in.); Gift of W. and J. Sloane; 1943-43-51

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