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Cotton, quilted and appliquéd with plain and printed cotton and some silk, including velvet; inscriptions and details drawn in ink. Nine appliquéd squares on diagonal quilted ground: large central square enclosing latticework basket containing flowers and Bible, flying bird above, surrounded...

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Provenance

Made for Elizabeth Morgan Proctor (1805-1895), at her death bequeathed to Mary Morgan Norris and descended through Hazlehurst, Sutton, and Rice families to donor, William Craig Rice.

Credit Line

Gift of William Craig Rice in memory of Elizabeth Purviance Hazelehurst Sutton, Arthur Tracy Cabot Fund and Helen B. Sweeney Fund

American, about 1845–50

Object Place

Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Dimensions

222.5 x 221.5 cm (87 5/8 x 87 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

1997.21

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave appliquéd with printed Cotton and silk plain weave and velvet, quilted; ink

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles