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Patchwork quilt in Baby Blocks pattern

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Pattern also known as Stair Steps pattern and Cube Illusion. Silk taffeta and velvet in solid colors and prints pieced in patchwork pattern creating optical illusion with blocks; red lining. Label on back: "Sarah Bright Gracey from her grandmother, Sallie Gardner Bright. Made by her grandmother,...

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Credit Line

Gift of Connie Guion Haskell in memory of Judith Bright Gracey

American (Nashville, Tennessee), About 1885

Object Place

Nashville, Tennessee, USA


Overall: 208 x 189.5cm (81 7/8 x 74 5/8in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk, cotton, wool; quilting, taffeta, velvet, patchwork


Textiles and Fashion Arts