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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; painted; appliquéd; pieced, worked in squares; embroidered in silk threads in a variety of stitches; backed with cotton, plain weave, roller-printed.
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  • A work made of silk in a variety of weaves including cut velvet weave and a variety of techniques; painted; appliquéd; pieced, worked in squares; embroidered in silk threads in a variety of stitches; backed with cotton, plain weave, roller-printed.

Date:

c.1880/90

Artist:

United States

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Title

Bedcover (Crazy Quilt)

Origin

United States

Date

1870–1900

Medium

Silk in a variety of weaves including cut velvet weave and a variety of techniques; painted; appliquéd; pieced, worked in squares; embroidered in silk threads in a variety of stitches; backed with cotton, plain weave, roller-printed

Dimensions

188 x 174.4 cm (74 x 68 5/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift from Mrs. Charles Iseminger

Reference Number

1959.87

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