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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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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


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

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Medium or Technique

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


Textiles and Fashion Arts