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Strip quilt of block-printed dyed with madder brown and indigo, hand-quilted with 5 strips; backed with off- white cotton/linen plain weave


Used by the Robbins family of Lexington, MA; Inherited by Dr. Merrell L. Stout from Ellen A. Stone; Gift to the MFA, June, 1945

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Merrell L. Stout

American, about 1840

Object Place

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States


207.5 x 101 cm (81 11/16 x 39 3/4 in. )

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Medium or Technique

Printed cotton, pieced and quilted


Textiles and Fashion Arts