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Cradle quilt

Item Information

Title:
Cradle quilt
Description:
Patchwork diamond pattern; large motifs worked with printed cottons in red, blues, pink, browns, (all floral); green check. Enclosed by squares and diamonds of white cotton and dimity; edged in pink tape printed with geometric pattern; backed with white cotton.
Date:
1836
Format:
Objects/Artifacts
Genre:
calico
cotton (textile)
dimity
stitching
quilting
resist dyeing
quilts
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
Digitized Museum Collections
Places:
Massachusetts
Extent:
36 1/4 in. x 45 1/4 in. (W x L)
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
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Place of origin:
Probably Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Notes:
Gift of Mrs. Edward M. Harris
Accession #:
1923.597
Identifier:
10459