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Quilt (USA), 1900

This is a Quilt. It is dated 1900 and we acquired it in 1995. Its medium is cotton and its technique is patchwork with embroidery using stem, buttonhole, satin and long and short stitches on plain weave cotton, quilted. 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: 194 x 194 cm (6 ft. 4 3/8 in. x 6 ft. 4 3/8 in.)

It is inscribed

embroidered '1900'

Cite this object as

Quilt (USA), 1900; cotton; H x W: 194 x 194 cm (6 ft. 4 3/8 in. x 6 ft. 4 3/8 in.); Bequest of Elinor Merrell; 1995-50-382

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