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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

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Title

Bedcover (Album Quilt)

Origin

Pennsylvania

Date

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 x 261.8 cm (103 1/2 x 103 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift from Frank D. Loomis

Reference Number

1959.336

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