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Bedcover (India), 17th century

This is a Bedcover. It is dated 17th century and we acquired it in 1955. Its medium is silk, cotton batting and its technique is trapunto quilting. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mrs. William Randoph Hearst, Jr.. It is credited Gift of Mrs. William Randolph Hearst, Jr..

  • Scarf (Japan), 1993
  • warp: polyester thread; weft: metallic slit film.
  • Gift of Junichi Arai.
  • 1993-118-3

Its dimensions are

H x W: 230 x 263 cm (7 ft. 6 9/16 in. x 8 ft. 7 9/16 in.)

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Bedcover (India), 17th century; silk, cotton batting; H x W: 230 x 263 cm (7 ft. 6 9/16 in. x 8 ft. 7 9/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. William Randolph Hearst, Jr.; 1955-103-3

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