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Log Cabin, Barn Raising Quilt

Pieced log cabin quilt organized in the barn raising pattern made of wool plain weave cloth, discharged and printed and wool small figured cloth made with weft patterning. Center of plain cloth in orange, brown, and blue, patterned wools used for the rest of the blocks. Beige, blue and brown...

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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

Pieced Quilt

American, Pennsylvania, Adams County, 1893

Object Place

Pennsylvania, USA

Dimensions

Height x width: 210.8 x 212.1 cm (83 x 83 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2013.70

Medium or Technique

Wool, printed and/or discharged and weft float patterned; pieced and quilted

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles