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Bedcover (Crazy Quilt)

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

Date:

1887/88

Artist:

United States, Massachusetts, Chicopee Falls

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Bedcover (Crazy Quilt)

Place

Massachusetts (Object made in)

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Made 1887–1888

Medium

Silk, in a variety of weaves including cut velvet weave and a variety of techniques; pieced; embroidered in silk and chenille threads in a variety of stitches; backed with silk, satin weave

Dimensions

164.1 × 137.4 cm (64 5/8 × 54 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Herbert L. Stern

Reference Number

1957.174

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