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Tumbler's Quilt

Tumbler’s quilt with rows of black and white triangles alternating with rows of brown and black triangles; quilted in diamond lattice with red thread; backed with cotton flannel printed with red and green plaid


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, about 1920

Object Place

Pennsylvania, USA


Height x width: 177.8 x 168.9 cm (70 x 66 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Pieced wool twill top, cotton plain weave flannel back, cotton plain weave binding; quilted


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