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Quilt, Log Cabin pattern, Light and Dark variation

Date:
ca. 1865
Geography:
Possibly made in Pennsylvania, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Wool and cotton
Dimensions:
92 1/2 x 80 in. (235 x 203.2 cm)
Classification:
Textiles
Credit Line:
Purchase, Eva Gebhard-Gourgaud Foundation Gift, 1973
Accession Number:
1973.159
Not on view
The quilt's top is composed of pieced blocks of multicolored and patterned wools and cottons, each block with a center of red wool challis. The border is pieced of the same fabrics as the blocks. The back is of printed cotton. There is quilting along the edges of each small piece of fabric. There is no batting between the front and back layers.
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