Bedquilt

Whitework bed cover
Wholecloth quilt

English
18th century


Object Place: England

Dimensions

252.9 x 203.5 cm (99 9/16 x 80 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

38.83

Medium or Technique

linen plain weave, quilted

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Part of the white whole cloth quilt with linen plain weave front and back, and linen thread used for quilting stitiches. Quilted design includes basket, scrolled floral elements and putti

Provenance

Mrs. George Henry Binney to Mrs. Hollis French; gift to the MFA, 1938

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Hollis French