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Bedcover

A work made of wool, cotton, silk and wild silk, plain, twill, float and plain weave derived float weaves; some with supplementary pile warps forming cut velvet, some with supplementary patterning warps; and some self-patterned by main warp and ground weft floats; some fulled; some embroidered with silk in satin stitches; pieced; back with cotton, plain weave; roller printed; quilting knots.
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  • A work made of wool, cotton, silk and wild silk, plain, twill, float and plain weave derived float weaves; some with supplementary pile warps forming cut velvet, some with supplementary patterning warps; and some self-patterned by main warp and ground weft floats; some fulled; some embroidered with silk in satin stitches; pieced; back with cotton, plain weave; roller printed; quilting knots.

Date:

1880s

Artist:

United States, Indiana

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Bedcover

Origin

Indiana

Date

Made 1880–1889

Medium

Wool, cotton, silk and wild silk, plain, twill, float and plain weave derived float weaves; some with supplementary pile warps forming cut velvet, some with supplementary patterning warps; and some self-patterned by main warp and ground weft floats; some fulled; some embroidered with silk in satin stitches; pieced; back with cotton, plain weave; roller printed; quilting knots

Dimensions

232.4 × 197.6 cm (91 1/2 × 77 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret I. McCurry

Reference Number

2003.377

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