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1993

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Bedcover (England)

This is a Bedcover. We acquired it in 1993. Its medium is cotton foundation, embroidery in long staple wool (crewel), silk, linen, foil-wrapped silk and its technique is embroidery on plain weave foundation using satin, stem, knot and running stitches in wool; stem stitch in silk; and backstitch in linen; accents of foil-wrapped silk. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Cora Ginsburg.

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Bedcover (England); cotton foundation, embroidery in long staple wool (crewel), silk, linen, foil-wrapped silk; 1993-128-1

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