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Pieced and appliqued Quilt

Feathered Diamond in a Square quilt; small square quilt with pieced blue sawtooth center diamond with white spandrels and blue outer border; appliqued in the center with a whig rose medallion in green orange and red. Edges bound with red plain weave and backed with cotton print with light purple...

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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 and appliqued quilt

American, Pennsylvania, about 1880

Object Place

Pennsylvania, USA

Dimensions

Height x width: 191.8 x 190.5 cm (75 1/2 x 75 in.)

Accession Number

2013.80

Medium or Technique

Peiced and appliqued cotton plain weave top, printed cotton plain weave back, cotton plain weave binding; quilted

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles