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Coverlet (India), 17th century

This is a coverlet. It is dated 17th century and we acquired it in 1951. Its medium is cotton, tussah silk and its technique is chain stitch embroidery. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Alice Baldwin Beer.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 200 x 136.5 cm (6 ft. 6 3/4 in. x 53 3/4 in.)

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Coverlet (India), 17th century; cotton, tussah silk; Warp x Weft: 200 x 136.5 cm (6 ft. 6 3/4 in. x 53 3/4 in.); 1951-22-1

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