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Length of "cheater cloth"

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Plain weave cotton printed to simulate pieced quilting, commonly referred to as "cheater cloth." The textile features 22 different simulated pieced textiles, organized into an overall design based on traditional "Mariner's Compass" and "pinwheel" quilt patterns. Varieties of the "pieced"...

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Provenance

Purchased by the MFA, March 24, 2004

Credit Line

Textile Income Purchase Fund

American, about 1880

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

Overall: 188 x 60.3 cm (74 x 23 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2004.202

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton plain weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles