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Small quilted and embroidered bedspread

French
18th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

155 x 176.5 cm (61 x 69 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

51.268

Medium or Technique

Cotton; quilted, embroidered

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Small quilted and embroidered bedspread; white cotton ground quilted in lozenge design with white linen thread in running stitch; sprays of flowers, fruit and birds embroidered in polychrome wool chain stitch; broad border of yellow taffeta on all four sides, quilted with yellow silk running stitch in large-scale flowering vine design; lined with heavy linen cloth; blackish stain on lower border; stuffed with cotton fleece.

Credit Line

Special Textile Fund