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1995

  • We acquired this object.

2013

2019

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Bedcover (France), ca. 1830

This is a Bedcover. It is dated ca. 1830 and we acquired it in 1995. Its medium is cotton and its technique is printed by engraved roller on plain weave; red and white fabric in the upper right corner block printed on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was bequest of Elinor Merrell. It is credited Bequest of Elinor Merrell.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 286 × 245 cm (9 ft. 4 5/8 in. × 8 ft. 7/16 in.)

It has the following markings

"F.P..." on a stone.

Cite this object as

Bedcover (France), ca. 1830; cotton; H x W: 286 × 245 cm (9 ft. 4 5/8 in. × 8 ft. 7/16 in.); Bequest of Elinor Merrell; 1995-50-138

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18667471/ |title=Bedcover (France), ca. 1830 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=19 May 2019 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>