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Pieced, embroidered, and appliqued quilt of wool plain weave in blue and gray alternating blocks, blue squares appliqued and embroidered with flowers, birds and animals with polychrome wool. Quilt signed with the initials "A.Y.P." and dated "1841." Edges bound with blue wool tape, backed with...

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Provenance

Purchased by the museum from Mrs. J. R. Westerfield, "Two Acres" Damariscotta, Maine

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Bed quilt

American, 1841

Object Place

Whitefield, Maine, United States

Dimensions

186.5 x 160 cm (73 7/16 x 63 in.)

Accession Number

42.515

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave; pieced,appliquéd, embroidered, and quilted

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles