Bed quilt

Wholechoth quilt

probably French
18th century


Object Place: possibly Marseille, France

Dimensions

170 x 118.5 cm (66 15/16 x 46 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

33.645

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave, linen plain weave, quilted and stuffed with cotton cord

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White cotton wholecloth quilt with with quilted or corded design of dense floral motifs. Two pieces sewn together with seam down center, and edges are bound with linen plain weave tape

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel Cabot