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Fragment from Bedcover (Crazy Quilt Block)

A work made of silk, in a variety of weaves including cut velvet weave; pieced; embroidered in silk threads in a variety of stitches; backed with cotton, plain weave; lined with silk, satin weave.
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  • A work made of silk, in a variety of weaves including cut velvet weave; pieced; embroidered in silk threads in a variety of stitches; backed with cotton, plain weave; lined with silk, satin weave.

Date:

c. 1884

Artist:

United States

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Fragment from Bedcover (Crazy Quilt Block)

Origin

United States

Date

Made 1879–1889

Medium

Silk, in a variety of weaves including cut velvet weave; pieced; embroidered in silk threads in a variety of stitches; backed with cotton, plain weave; lined with silk, satin weave

Dimensions

46.2 × 47 cm (18 1/8 × 18 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Helen Donathen

Reference Number

1960.144

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