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Bedcover (Cigar Ribbon Quilt)

A work made of silk, plain weave; screen printed, stenciled, and/or stamped ribbons; pieced and embroidered with silk in feather stitches; underlaid with cotton, warp-float faced 2:1 twill weave and batting; backed with silk, plain weave; machine-stitch quilted with silk.
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  • A work made of silk, plain weave; screen printed, stenciled, and/or stamped ribbons; pieced and embroidered with silk in feather stitches; underlaid with cotton, warp-float faced 2:1 twill weave and batting; backed with silk, plain weave; machine-stitch quilted with silk.

Date:

1880s

Artist:

United States

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Bedcover (Cigar Ribbon Quilt)

Place

United States (Object made in)

Date

Made 1880–1889

Medium

Silk, plain weave; screen printed, stenciled, and/or stamped ribbons; pieced and embroidered with silk in feather stitches; underlaid with cotton, warp-float faced 2:1 twill weave and batting; backed with silk, plain weave; machine-stitch quilted with silk

Dimensions

166.4 × 165.1 cm (65 1/2 × 65 in.)

Credit Line

The Textile Society; Dr. Lawrence S. Thurman Memorial Fund; Christa C. Mayer Thurman Textile Endowment

Reference Number

1993.137

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