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Log Cabin Quilt

Wool pieced Log Cabin quilt in Windmill or Pineapple variation; black blades alternate with polychrome pieced wool strips and bright red squares; ten border strips in a range of solid colors bounded with red twill tape


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, Ohio, about 1890

Object Place

Ohio, USA


Overall: 218.4 x 198.1 cm (86 x 78 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

PIeced wool plain weave and damask (some printed) top and printed cotton plain weave back, wool twill tape binding; quilted


Textiles and Fashion Arts