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Bedcover (USA), mid-18th century

This is a Bedcover. It is dated mid-18th century and we acquired it in 1948. Its medium is linen, wool and its technique is embroidery. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

This object was donated by Mabel Choate. It is credited Gift of Mabel Choate.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 293 x 205 cm (9 ft. 7 3/8 in. x 6 ft. 8 11/16 in.)

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Bedcover (USA), mid-18th century; linen, wool; H x W: 293 x 205 cm (9 ft. 7 3/8 in. x 6 ft. 8 11/16 in.); Gift of Mabel Choate; 1948-96-2-a,b

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