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1926.258 (RS34323)

Description

Diamond blocks of alternating black and other dark colored ribbed silks and satins. Buttonhole stitched appliqued velvet fleur-de-Lis and tulips on each block. Edges bound in black satin.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1875-1922
Material
appliqué (technique)
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
machine-made
piecing
satin
silk (textile)
stitching
textiles
tulipwood (Brazilian, wood)
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Bedding
Descriptive terms
Appliqued
appliqué (technique)
Fleur-de-Lis
fleur-de-lis (motifs)
Floral
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
Geometric
geometric patterns
Hand Stitched
machine-made
Pieced
piecing
QUILT
quilts
satin
Satin
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
textiles
Tulip
tulipwood (Brazilian, wood)
Unidentified Textile
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
Dimensions
55.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1926.258
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Martha A. Knowles
GUSN
30874

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