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Whole cloth quilt

1949.90 (RS34383)

Description

T-shape, wool; off-set central block of twill weave blue, green, red plaid. Sides, top and bottom of green and red plain weave plaid; quilted in three-line grid of squares set on points; geometric shapes such as rings, stars and pinwheels inside. Backed in gold plain weave wool.

Details

Maker
Hunkins, Sarah, 1764-1857 (Maker)
Date
1780-1825
Location of origin
Bradford, VT, USA
Material
linsey-woolsey
piecing
quilting
stitching
weaving
wholecloth quilts
wool (textile)
Object type
Bedding
Places
Vermont (United States)
Descriptive terms
Cloth
Geometric
geometric patterns
Hand Stitched
Linsey-Woolsey
linsey-woolsey
Pieced
piecing
Pinwheel
Plaid
plaids
QUILT
Quilted
quilting
quilts
Ring
rings (object genres)
Star
stars
stitching
Twilled
weaving
wholecloth quilts
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
94 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.90
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. H.E. Whitten
GUSN
54925

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