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Bedcover

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Title:
Bedcover
Date: 
1740-1760
Medium: 
Linen, wool
Classification: 
Dimensions: 
Overall: 82 x 95 1/4 x 1/4 in. ( 208.3 x 241.9 x 0.6 cm )
Date End: 
1 760
Description: 
Homespun linen bedspread with crewel embroidered pattern consisting of vertical stalks alternating with intertwined floral vines; hand-loomed green wool binding.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Object Number: 
1944.305
Date Begin: 
1740
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group