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Tablecloth or Bedcover

A work made of cotton and linen, plain weaves; pieced; embroidered with cotton and linen in buttonhole, stem, and tied herringbone stitches.
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  • A work made of cotton and linen, plain weaves; pieced; embroidered with cotton and linen in buttonhole, stem, and tied herringbone stitches.

Date:

c. 1800

Artist:

United States

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Tablecloth or Bedcover

Place

United States (Object made in)

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Made 1790–1810

Medium

Cotton and linen, plain weaves; pieced; embroidered with cotton and linen in buttonhole, stem, and tied herringbone stitches

Dimensions

247 × 185 cm (97 1/4 × 72 7/8 in.) Repeat (approx.): 20.3 × 19.6 cm (8 × 7 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Thorne Rooms Exhibition Fund

Reference Number

1946.848

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