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Object Name Comforter
Catalog Number 92.85.416
Description The black and yellow comforter is knotted and done in a possible variation of the "Streak of Lightning" pattern. The cloth is hand-pieced in a diagonal zig-zag design. There is a "B" embroidered in gold thread, and there is a monogram in the opposite corner (appears to be a "B" and a "W"). The backing is white dotted Swiss.
Year Range from 1880
Year Range to 1940
Material cloth
Provenance This comforter may have been made by Dr. Herbert H. Hamilton's aunt, Blanche Wilgus.
Dimensions H-74.5 W-67.5 inches
Imagefile 024\92.85.416.tif