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1930.1357 (RS34344)

Description

Eight rows of eight pieced wool blocks each with an appliqued wool design. Three blocks dated 1854. Motifs include pinwheels, stars, animals, sprigs, etc.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1854
Inscriptions
Appliqued: 1854 [three Times]
Material
appliqué (technique)
piecing
stitching
textiles
wool (textile)
Object type
Bedding
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
animals
Appliqued
appliqué (technique)
Aves (class)
Bird
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Floral
floral patterns
Hand Stitched
Mythical Animal
Pieced
piecing
Pinwheel
QUILT
quilts
Star
stars
stitching
textiles
Unidentified Textile
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
78.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1930.1357
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Arthur W. Dow
GUSN
33670

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