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Bedcover (Log Cabin Quilt)

A work made of wool and cotton, pieced; plain weaves; plain weave with supplementary patterning wefts; printed; plain weave with supplementary pile warps forming cut, solid velvet; plain weave self-patterned by ground weft floats; edged and backed with cotton, satin weave.
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  • A work made of wool and cotton, pieced; plain weaves; plain weave with supplementary patterning wefts; printed; plain weave with supplementary pile warps forming cut, solid velvet; plain weave self-patterned by ground weft floats; edged and backed with cotton, satin weave.

Date:

Late 1880s

Artist:

United States, Illinois, La Salle County

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Bedcover (Log Cabin Quilt)

Date

Made 1885–1889

Medium

Wool and cotton, pieced; plain weaves; plain weave with supplementary patterning wefts; printed; plain weave with supplementary pile warps forming cut, solid velvet; plain weave self-patterned by ground weft floats; edged and backed with cotton, satin weave

Dimensions

221 × 169.6 cm (87 × 66 3/4 in.) Squares (approx.): 17.5 cm (7 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Gerald W. Adelmann in memory of Lois Reed Adelmann

Reference Number

1989.528.3

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