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Horizontal strip quilt of seven pieces; hand-pieced and quilted; dyed with green, indigo, and madder brown; 1/2" brown binding; backed with 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, early 19th century

Object Place

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States


141.5 x 66.5 cm (55 11/16 x 26 3/16 in. )

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Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave, printed, pieced and appliquéd


Textiles and Fashion Arts