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1840 - 1860 "Tulip" Quilt Block

1840 - 1860 "Tulip" Quilt Block

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Description
Four tulips are appliqued in plain-woven reddish-brown and dark green cottons on a plain-woven white cotton. Part of a series of blocks intended for a quilt.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Quilt Block
date made
1840-1860
maker
unknown
place made
United States: Arkansas, Union
Physical Description
thread, cotton (overall material)
fabric, cotton (overall material)
pieced (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 24 in x 24 in; 60 cm x 60 cm
ID Number
TE.E387833.00F
accession number
188128
catalog number
E387833F
Credit Line
Gift of Miss G. Ruth McHenry
subject
Quilting
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Domestic Furnishings
Textiles
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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