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Description

Rectangular pieced quilt of hexagonal pieces in multi-colored prints; each hexagon is pieced around a corresponding piece of paper. Not finished; no backing; no stuffing. Hexagons arranged so they form larger 6-lobed elements or "stars" placed in vertical rows, alternating w/ salmon-colored stripe of 1-hexagon width. Blues and browns and creams predominate. Probably English and American printed textile goods.

Details

Maker
Possibly Bennett, Elizabeth (Maker)
Date
1800-1850
Location of origin
USA
Material
cotton (textile)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Bedding
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
paper (fiber product)
Quilt
quilts
Unidentified Paper
Dimensions
79 x 67.25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1967.130
GUSN
56119

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