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bedcover

human history
  • Common Name
    cover, bed
  • Other Name

    patchwork quilt

  • Description

    pieced and applique bedcover with central square section with applique printed cotton motifs of pair of pheasants under fruiting tree amidst flowers; with applique flower/oak leaf motifs to each corner of this central square; followed by band of meandering stars, pieced; followed by large section of all-over pattern of alternating rows (right across quilt, except central panel) of stars (seven hexagons) and hexagons of coloured fabrics on a background of cream pieced hexagons; Outer band of meandering stars formed of six pentagons; each band separated by a continuous printed lace-like pattern; edged with twill woven cream binding

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  • Place
  • Accession Number
    1995.90.11
  • Other Id

    2908 (receipt number)

  • Department
bedcover, cotton

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