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Catalog Number 2008.111.001
Description Quilted Bed Cover, c. 1940s. Green and yellow satin acetate quilted bed cover with wool filling made by the Economy Products Corporation of Chicago, Illinois. The top is green with a green 2" ruffle around the edge. The underside is yellow. Machine sewn and quilted with five squares on point in center forming a diamond with loops extending out from every other square. Chain stitching around the quilt margins, and various sections are also outlined with quilting. Manufacturing tag at bottom right corner.
Object Name Quilt, Bed
Collection 3D - Bedding
Title Quilted Bed Cover, c. 1940s
Date c. 1940s
Creator Economy Products Corporation, Chicago, Illinois
Role Manufacturer
Inscription Text "ALL NEW MATERIAL / CONSISTING OF / DYED WOOL WASTE BATTING / REG. NOS. / Ohio 170(III.) / Conn. 1325 / PENN. Perm. No. 1069 / CONN. Perm No. 407 / IND. Perm No. 5 / LA Perm. No. 5 / [...] MADE BY / ECONOMY PRODUCTS CORPORATION / 512 So. Peoria St. Chicago 7, Ill. / [...] Style No. 3800B28 / Cut Size 76X88" (printed in black ink on large white cloth tag attached at bottom right corner); "IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE / FEDERAL WOOL PRODUCTS / LABELING ACT THIS / ARICLE CONTAINS: / FILLING: MOTHPROOFED ALL NEW WOOL / COVERING: CELANESE ACETATE / WPL 9629" (printed in black ink on small white cloth tag attached at bottom right corner)
Provenance Quilt belonged to donor's Aunt May Vint and dates from the 1940s
Dimensions H-79.75 W-70 D-1 inches
Medium Textile
Search Terms Quilt
House Decor
Household Linens
Subjects Bedspreads
People Vint, May