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Description

T-shaped; central rectangular medallion printed with stars and stripes with medallions commemorating Columbus, George Washington, The Capital in Washington, DC.; names of states. Unbacked.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1892
Inscriptions
Printed: WORLD'S FAIR/1896/CHICAGO AMERICA/1492/DISCOVERED
Associated Building
Subject Columbian Exposition. Subject The Capitol.
Material
calico
cotton (textile)
patchwork
piecing
printing (process)
rolling up
stitching
Object type
Bedding
Descriptive terms
Calico
calico
Commemorative
commemoratives
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Hand Stitched
Medallion
Patchwork
patchwork
patriotism
Patriotism
Pieced
piecing
printing (process)
QUILT
quilts
rolling up
Star
stars
stitching
Transfer Printed
People and organizations
Capitol, The
Columbian Exposition
Columbus, Christopher
Washington, George, 1732-1799
Dimensions
88.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.560
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. E. Stuart Pratt
GUSN
10038
Reference Notes
Anonymous. By a Fine Hand. [No Publisher].
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