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Quilt, Strip pattern

Date:
ca. 1825
Geography:
Made in New England, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Cotton
Dimensions:
102 1/4 x 89 1/4 in. (259.7 x 226.7 cm)
Classification:
Textiles
Credit Line:
Bequest of Flora E. Whiting, 1971
Accession Number:
1971.180.125
Not on view
This quilt's top is composed of thirteen long strips of six different English block- and roller-printed fabrics stitched together in a symmetrical arrangement from the center strip. It is quilted overall in double-diamond pattern except for the double swag quilting in the border. The corners were notched at bottom, probably after the piece was completed. The hacking is of a coarsely woven white cotton, and the batting is of carded cotton.
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