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Small quilted and embroidered bedspread

French
18th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

165 x 191 cm (64 15/16 x 75 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.2477

Medium or Technique

Quilted and embroidered cotton

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White cotton ground with powdered design of small-scale floral sprays embroidered with blue, red, green and yellow silk in chain stitch; border on all four sides of blue and yellow figured satin, now much worn; backed with linen cloth and stuffed with incompletely spun cotton yarn; quilted in lozenge motive with white linen running stitch; somewhat soiled and stained; initial A in blue cross stitch in lower left corner on lining.

Credit Line

Special Textile Fund