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1957.13 (RS34354)

Description

Central round border (diameter 56-1/2") and smaller circle (diameter 16-1/2") with mariner's compass within; points of red, blue, cream; circle ground white. Outside large circle body of quilt blue; quilted overall in "tea cup" pattern of interlocking circles.

Details

Maker
Cobb, Sarah (Maker)
Pratt, Sarah Cobb (Maker)
Possibly
Possibly
Date
1840-1850
Inscriptions
Label: Sarah (Randall) Cobb 1840 and Sarah Cobb Pratt
Location of origin
Roxbury, MA, USA; China; France
Material
piecing
quilting
silk (textile)
Object type
Art
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Needlework
piecing
Quilt
quilting
quilts
silk (textile)
Dimensions
66 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1957.13
Credit Line
Gift of Marian C. Townsend
GUSN
45912

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Mariner's Compass

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