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Wholecloth calamanco quilt

ca. 1750
Made in New England, United States
Wool and cotton
102 1/2 x 99 1/2 in. (260.4 x 252.7 cm)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1945
Accession Number:
Not on view
The top of this quilt is of a rust-colored glazed wool, and the back is of a coarsely woven gold cotton. The top is made of three panels of fabric, the widest g7G inches. The piece is quilted with a central area of quatrefoils, a feather-vine border, and pyramids of shells.
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