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Bedcover (Penny Doily Quilt)

A work made of cotton, plain weave; pieced; quilted; embroidered with cotton yarns in back, roumanian, running, satin and stem stitches; couching and french knots; folded triangles forming zig-zag edges.

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  • A work made of cotton, plain weave; pieced; quilted; embroidered with cotton yarns in back, roumanian, running, satin and stem stitches; couching and french knots; folded triangles forming zig-zag edges.

Date:

1908/09

Artist:

Erna E. (née Hucke) Postel (American, 1889-1998?)
United States, Illinois, Mascoutah

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Artist

Erna E. (Hucke) Postel (Maker)

Title

Bedcover (Penny Doily Quilt)

Origin

Illinois

Date

Made 1908–1909

Medium

Cotton, plain weave; pieced; quilted; embroidered with cotton yarns in back, Roumanian, running, satin and stem stitches; couching and French knots; folded triangles forming zig-zag edges

Dimensions

229.7 × 206.4 cm (90 3/8 × 81 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Erna E. Postel

Reference Number

1986.1377

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