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Quilt, "Broken Dishes" pattern

Date:
ca. 1930
Geography:
Possibly made in Ohio, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Cotton
Dimensions:
76 x 64 1/2 in. (193 x 163.8 cm)
Classification:
Textiles
Credit Line:
Purchase, Thomas Jayne Studio Inc. Gift, in honor of Julia Burke, 2003
Accession Number:
2003.313
Not on view
Acquired by the seller in Kalona, Iowa, a town settled by the Amish in 1846. However, because of the rather untraditional nature of the quilt, the seller surmises that the quilt was probably made in Holmes County, Ohio, an area where many of the Amish who live in Kalona today had originated.
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