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1975

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Quilt (USA), 1857

This is a Quilt. It is dated 1857 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is cotton, silk and its technique is running and double running stitches on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Edla Cusick.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 241 x 205 cm (7 ft. 10 7/8 in. x 6 ft. 8 11/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Quilt (USA), 1857; cotton, silk; H x W: 241 x 205 cm (7 ft. 10 7/8 in. x 6 ft. 8 11/16 in.); 1975-16-2

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