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1980.43 (RS34259)

Description

White cotton ground; pattern of four rows of three blocks of appliqued compass-like stars set within circular inset. Overlaying corners of blocks appliqued green four leafed oak leaved stars. At edges only one-half oak leaf present; at corners only one quarter visible. Quilt's border green calico sawtooth.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1870
Inscriptions
Tag on back reads: Mrs. Frances G. Lee, The Rocks Cottage, Littleton, NH Quilt #7
Location of origin
NH, USA
Material
appliqué (technique)
cotton (textile)
piecing
stitching
Object type
Bedding
Places
Possibly New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
Appliqued
appliqué (technique)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Floral
floral patterns
Hand Stitched
Pieced
piecing
QUILT
quilts
Star
stars
stitching
Dimensions
63.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1980.43
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Charles F. Batchelder, Jr.
GUSN
49700
Reference Notes
Anonymous. By a Fine Hand. [No Publisher].
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