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Quilt (USA), ca. 1850

This is a Quilt. It is dated ca. 1850 and we acquired it in 1937. Its medium is cotton and its technique is machine woven. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 255.3 x 213.7 cm (8 ft. 4 1/2 in. x 7 ft. 1/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Quilt (USA), ca. 1850; cotton; H x W: 255.3 x 213.7 cm (8 ft. 4 1/2 in. x 7 ft. 1/8 in.); 1937-35-3

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