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Quilt (USA), early 19th century

This is a Quilt. It is dated early 19th century and we acquired it in 1995. Its medium is cotton and its technique is trapunto (stuffed quilting). It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

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

Its dimensions are

H x W: 132 x 104 cm (51 15/16 x 40 15/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Quilt (USA), early 19th century; cotton; H x W: 132 x 104 cm (51 15/16 x 40 15/16 in.); Bequest of Elinor Merrell; 1995-50-354

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