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Centennial quilt

Object Number: 
INV.11448
Date: 
ca. 1876
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 80 x 92 1/2 x 1/4 in. ( 203.2 x 235 x 0.6 cm )
Marks: 
appliquéd: on one interior block: "1776 / 1876"
Description: 
Cotton centennial quilt with red, green, brown, blue, and yellow appliqué on white ground; thirty blocks separated by horizontal and vertical red sashing; motifs include basket, harp, dog (on two blocks, in opposite corners), cruciform leaf and flower designs, and crossed American flags with "1776 / 1876" appliquéd below in red.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group