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1932.614 (RS34346)

Description

Fourteen silk/cotton blend strips of varying colors pieced lengthwise by feather and tent stitches in wide-narrow-wide pattern. Velvet floral patterns appliqued onto wide strips; running diamonds appliqued on narrow strips. Embroiderey stitches on and around appliques in sprig motifs.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1885-1900
Material
appliqué (technique)
cotton (textile)
embroidering
silk (textile)
stitching
textiles
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Appliqued
appliqué (technique)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Embroidered
embroidering
Geometric
geometric patterns
Hand Stitched
Needlework
Quilt
quilts
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
textiles
Unidentified Textile
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
Dimensions
62.25 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1932.614
GUSN
34921

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