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Bedcover (USA), 1750–1800

This is a Bedcover. It is dated 1750–1800 and we acquired it in 1948. Its medium is cotton, wool and its technique is crewel embroidery on linen. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mabel Choate. It is credited Gift of Mabel Choate.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 256.5 x 263.5 cm (8 ft. 5 in. x 8 ft. 7 3/4 in.)

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Bedcover (USA), 1750–1800; cotton, wool; H x W: 256.5 x 263.5 cm (8 ft. 5 in. x 8 ft. 7 3/4 in.); Gift of Mabel Choate; 1948-96-1

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