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Cock's Comb Variation

Appliqued quilt with a variation of the cock's comb pattern in red, yellow and green against an undyed cotton ground; serpentine leafy border with small yellow and red flowers; outline quilted and background quilted with scallops; edge bound with red cotton plain weave and backed with undyed...

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Provenance

Before 2013, acquired by Gerald E. Roy, Warner, NH; 2013, sold by Roy to the MFA. (Accession date: February 27, 2013)

Credit Line

Mary S. and Edward J. Holmes Fund

Appliqued Quilt

American, Ohio, about 1860

Object Place

Ohio, USA

Dimensions

Height x width: 235 x 209.6 cm (92 1/2 x 82 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2013.68

Medium or Technique

Appliqued cotton plain weave top, cotton plain weave back and binding; quilted

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles