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Bedcover

A work made of silk and cotton, plain, twill, and satin weaves; some resist dyed or printed (chiné), some self-patterned, some printed, some "watered" (moiré); pieced; backed with silk, plain weave; printed; edged with silk, satin weave.
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  • A work made of silk and cotton, plain, twill, and satin weaves; some resist dyed or printed (chiné), some self-patterned, some printed, some "watered" (moiré); pieced; backed with silk, plain weave; printed; edged with silk, satin weave.

Date:

c. 1880

Artist:

Mary Elizabeth (née Motter) Tansill (American, 1847-1936)
United States, Illinois, Clayton

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Artist

Mary Elizabeth (Motter) Tansill

Title

Bedcover

Place

United States (Object made in)

Date

Made 1870–1890

Medium

Silk and cotton, plain, twill, and satin weaves; some resist dyed or printed (chiné), some self-patterned, some printed, some "watered" (moiré); pieced; backed with silk, plain weave; printed; edged with silk, satin weave

Dimensions

188.6 × 117.1 cm (74 1/8 × 46 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Robert Gardner Anderson in memory of Mrs. William France Anderson

Reference Number

1991.754

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