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Coverlet (USA), 1842

This is a Coverlet. It is dated 1842 and we acquired it in 1948. Its medium is cotton, wool and its technique is double cloth. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled Figured, Fancy, and Fehr.

This object was donated by Marian Hague. It is credited Gift of Marian Hague.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 240.3 x 196 cm (7 ft. 10 5/8 in. x 6 ft. 5 3/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Coverlet (USA), 1842; cotton, wool; H x W: 240.3 x 196 cm (7 ft. 10 5/8 in. x 6 ft. 5 3/16 in.); Gift of Marian Hague; 1948-115-1

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