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Bedcover Depicting Thirty-four Scenes from the Old and New Testaments

A work made of wool, plain weave; fulled; appliquéd with silk and cotton, plain weave with supplementary pile warps forming cut solid velvet; some stamped; some embroidered with silk yarns in cross, overcast, running, double running, satin, and single satin stitches; couching; edged with silk, plain weave with supplementary pile warps forming cut solid velvet.
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  • A work made of wool, plain weave; fulled; appliquéd with silk and cotton, plain weave with supplementary pile warps forming cut solid velvet; some stamped; some embroidered with silk yarns in cross, overcast, running, double running, satin, and single satin stitches; couching; edged with silk, plain weave with supplementary pile warps forming cut solid velvet.

Date:

1880s

Artist:

United States

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Bedcover Depicting Thirty-four Scenes from the Old and New Testaments

Place

United States (Object made in)

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Made 1880–1889

Medium

Wool, plain weave; fulled; appliquéd with silk and cotton, plain weave with supplementary pile warps forming cut solid velvet; some stamped; some embroidered with silk yarns in cross, overcast, running, double running, satin, and single satin stitches; couching; edged with silk, plain weave with supplementary pile warps forming cut solid velvet

Dimensions

195.3 × 189.8 cm (76 7/8 × 74 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Purchased with funds provided by an anonymous donor

Reference Number

1987.149

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