1890 - 1920 Reverend Long's Bible Quilt

Description:

Machine pieced and appliqued quilt made up of twenty 12" blocks, each with a red and black Bible. Each Bible has "HOLY BIBLE" and a cross stenciled in gold ink on it. The blocks are set with a 3" black sashing, with red squares where the sashing meets. White cotton lining. Machine quilting. 6 stitches/inch hand quilting. Bound with 3/4" straight strip of red cotton folded over edge, whipped to front and back.

This quilt was possibly made for Reverend Long of Norman, Oklahma. in the late19th, early 20th century.

Date Made: Late 19th, early 20th centuryDate Made: 1890 - 1920

Maker: unknown

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Oklahoma, Norman

Subject: QuiltingBible

Subject:

See more items in: Home and Community Life: Textiles, Textiles, Domestic Furnishings

Exhibition:

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Credit Line: Credit Line Restricted

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1996.0013.02Accession Number: 1996.0013Catalog Number: 1996.0013.02

Object Name: Quilt

Physical Description: thread, cotton (overall material)fabric, cotton (overall material)Measurements: overall: 71 in x 66 in; 180 cm x 168 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-c939-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_556259

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