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Rose of Sharon quilt

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Rose of Sharon pieced and appliquéd quilt of plain weave cotton prints on a white ground; rose-colored flowers with orange cotton appliquéd centers, green leaves and stems; backed with off-white cotton plain weave, hand quilted in diamond cross-hatch and outline.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. F. J. Linehan, Jr.

American, about 1850

Object Place

United States


206.5 x 192.5 cm (81 5/16 x 75 13/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Appliquéd cotton, plain weave, pieced, appliquéd and quilted


Textiles and Fashion Arts