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1957

  • We acquired this object.

2019

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Bedcover (England), late 17th century

This is a Bedcover. It is dated late 17th century and we acquired it in 1957. Its medium is silk on linen and cotton and its technique is chain and back stitch embroidery. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Charles Suydam Cutting.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 227 x 239 cm (7 ft. 5 3/8 in. x 7 ft. 10 1/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Bedcover (England), late 17th century; silk on linen and cotton; H x W: 227 x 239 cm (7 ft. 5 3/8 in. x 7 ft. 10 1/8 in.); 1957-176-1

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18417789/ |title=Bedcover (England), late 17th century |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=24 April 2019 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>