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Bedcover ("Album Patch" or "Signature" Quilt)

A work made of cotton, plain weaves; printed; quilted; backed and edged with cotton, plain weave; pieced; printed.
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  • A work made of cotton, plain weaves; printed; quilted; backed and edged with cotton, plain weave; pieced; printed.

Date:

1847

Artist:

Possibly Hunderdon County, New Jersey, United States

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Bedcover ("Album Patch" or "Signature" Quilt)

Place

United States (Object made in)

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Made 1847

Medium

Cotton, plain weaves; printed; quilted; backed and edged with cotton, plain weave; pieced; printed

Inscriptions

Inscriptions: names written in black ink at center of each quilt square (5 columns; 6 rows): row 1: Revd. George Young / James Henderson / John R. Young / Hannah Moore / Elizabeth Young row 2: William Bodine / Elizabeth Rogers / Joannah B[?] / Major Rogers / Delilia Bodine 1847 row 3: Elizabeth A. Dalrumple / Catherine Bodine / Theadosia Updike / Benjamin Bodine / Jacob [?Jarvie] row 4: Joseph Haines / Hannah Dilts / Mary Gary / John Dilts / Hannah Woodard row 5: Manuel H. Green / Charles Denson / John Conover / Martha Denson / Rachel Green row 6: Jacob G. Jordan / Catharine Reading / Lambert Bodine / Samuel Reading Cornelius Bodine / Christiana Starr

Dimensions

228 × 188.3 cm (89 3/4 × 74 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Donald Young and Shirley Weese Young

Reference Number

2009.1017

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