Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Quilted bed cover

first quarter 18th century
Silk on linen
Overall: 95 × 90 in. (241.3 × 228.6 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1964
Accession Number:
Not on view
Irwin Untermyer (by 1960–64; to MMA)
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