1930 "Double Wedding Ring" Quilt

Description
The “Double Wedding Ring” pattern became popular in the late 1920s. This example was made for the donor by the wife of a rural storekeeper near Raleigh, North Carolina. She used pieces cut from yard goods sold in the store, fabrics typical of the 1930s.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
quilt
date made
1930
maker
unknown
Physical Description
fabric, cotton (overall material)
thread, cotton (overall material)
filling, cotton (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 88 in x 73 in; 224 cm x 185 cm
place made
United States: North Carolina
ID Number
1986.1029.01
catalog number
1986.1029.01
accession number
1986.1029
subject
Quilts
Textiles
Domestic Furnishings
Quilting
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Home and Community Life: Textiles
Quilts
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
GIft of Mrs. John H. Murray

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