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Mosaic/Hexagon quilt

1942.733 (RS34394)

Description

Comprised of pieced, interlocking hexagons divided equally in thirds with one side black creating "Tumbling Block" pattern. Applied commercially made purple silk border; fringe.

Details

Maker
Pierce, Harriet Pitts (Maker)
Date
1840-1865
Inscriptions
Ink on label at top fringed border: Made by/Harriet Pitts Pierce in 1845/Now - Mrs. Andren Gracy Weeks/1897 [half label missing]
Material
brocade (textile)
cotton (textile)
fringe
linen (material)
piecing
satin
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Bedding
Descriptive terms
Brocade
brocade (textile)
checker pattern
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Fringe
fringe
geometric patterns
Hand Stitched
Hexagon
hexagons
Linen
linen (material)
Mosaic
mosaics (visual works)
Pieced
piecing
QUILT
quilts
satin
Satin
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Stripe
stripes
Tumbling Blocks
Woven Check
Dimensions
64 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1942.733
Credit Line
Gift of Harriet A. Frothingham
GUSN
10228

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Mosaic

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