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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.
Material cloth
Dimensions H-74.5 W-67.5 inches
Imagefile 024\92.85.416.tif
Year Range from 1880.0
Year Range to 1940.0
Provenance This comforter may have been made by Dr. Herbert H. Hamilton's aunt, Blanche Wilgus.
Made Wilgus, Blanche