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Bedcover (Album Quilt)

A work made of cotton, plain weave, pieced; appliquéd with cotton, plain weave, printed, embroidered in cotton threads in buttonhole and chain stitches; quilted; backed with cotton, plain weave.
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  • A work made of cotton, plain weave, pieced; appliquéd with cotton, plain weave, printed, embroidered in cotton threads in buttonhole and chain stitches; quilted; backed with cotton, plain weave.

Date:

1857

Artist:

Made by the ladies of the United Presbyterian Church in West Alexandria, Pennsylvania, for their pastor, Rev. James Chauncey Murch (d. 1879)
United States, Pennsylvania, West Alexander

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Bedcover (Album Quilt)

Origin

Pennsylvania

Date

Made 1857

Medium

Cotton, plain weave, pieced; appliquéd with cotton, plain weave, printed, embroidered in cotton threads in buttonhole and chain stitches; quilted; backed with cotton, plain weave

Dimensions

262.8 × 261.8 cm (103 1/2 × 103 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift from Frank D. Loomis

Reference Number

1959.336

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