1940 - 1960 Mandy Ary's "Maple Leaf" Pieced Quilt

1940 - 1960 Mandy Ary's "Maple Leaf" Pieced Quilt

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This pieced pieced quilt in the "Maple Leaf" or "Tea Leaves" pattern was made by Mandy Ary. Mandy Lula Madison was born in Alabama in 1886, she married George Daniel Ary and they had three children. She died December 14, 1972 in New Milford, CT.
The quilt is pieced of cotton fabrics; solids, stripes and 2 florals were used for the pattern. Hand pieced and quilted. Four feed sack bags, a floral print on pink ground, were used for the lining. It has a cotton filling. Quilting pattern consists of straight lines, quilted 5 stitches/inch.
Object Name
date made
1940 - 1960
1960 - 1970
Ary, Mandy Lula Madison
Ary, Mandy Lula Madison
Physical Description
fabric, cotton (overall material)
filling, cotton (overall material)
overall: 71 in x 65 in; 180 cm x 165 cm
ID Number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Julia Ary Dederer
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Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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