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Quilts

Scope note

Bedcovers consisting of three layers (top, backing, and filling) joined by quilting; also, loosely, similar bedcovers joined by other means. Prefer "comforters" for warm, heavily wadded bedcovers.

Term type

AAT

Getty AAT term number

3000197990

Broader Terms used

bedcovers

Equivalent Terms used

quilt

Created

12yrs ago

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