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United States, Ohio, Miami

Bedcover (The Circuit Rider's Quilt), c. 1862

Cotton, pieced plain weave; quilted with cotton yarn; appliquéd and reverse appliquéd with cotton and wool, plain weaves; some roller printed; embroidered with cotton and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped-cotton in chain stitches; laidwork and couching; signatures in sepia ink; eged with cotton, twill weave; backed with cotton, plain weave
215 x 241.5 cm (85 3/4 x 95 in.)

Gift of Emma B. Hodge, 1919.535

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