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Bedcover

A work made of four panels joined: cotton, plain weave; embroidered with silk floss in running, back, herringbone, long and short, chain, and filling stitches; interlining: cotton wadding; lining: five panels joined: cotton, plain weave; pieced; applied silk fringe; attached silk tassels at corners.
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  • A work made of four panels joined: cotton, plain weave; embroidered with silk floss in running, back, herringbone, long and short, chain, and filling stitches; interlining: cotton wadding; lining: five panels joined: cotton, plain weave; pieced; applied silk fringe; attached silk tassels at corners.

Date:

Late 17th century

Artist:

Indo-Portuguese

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Culture

Indo-Portuguese

Title

Bedcover

Origin

Portugal

Date

Made 1675–1700

Medium

Four panels joined: cotton, plain weave; embroidered with silk floss in running, back, herringbone, long and short, chain, and filling stitches; interlining: cotton wadding; lining: five panels joined: cotton, plain weave; pieced; applied silk fringe; attached silk tassels at corners

Dimensions

290.83 x 210.2 cm (114 1/2 x 82 3/4 in.) Does not include tassels, which extend 5 to 5 1/2 inches from each corner

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Chauncey McCormick and Mrs. Richard Ely Danielson

Reference Number

1948.159

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