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1985.473 (RS118727)

Description

Friendship or signature quilt. Various cotton prints pieced and outline quilted in "Ohio Star" pattern. Central block contains ink inscription from various women who contributed squares. Dated 1845 and 1846. White linen backing and bound edges.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1846
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
linen (material)
Object type
Bedding
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Friendship
Linen
linen (material)
Ohio Star
QUILT
quilts
Dimensions
95.25 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.473
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
25353

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