1850 - 1875 Pieced Quilt

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Plain-weave roller-printed cottons, mainly geometrics, plaids, and stripes were effectively assembled to construct this quilt. Pieced blocks, 8 1/2-inch square, are crossed diagonally by a band of pieced small triangles to create an overall interesting geometric effect.
Location
Currently not on view
subject
Quilting
National Museum of American History
unknown
Credit Line
Gift of The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Physical Description
fabric, cotton (overall material)
thread, cotton (overall material)
filling, cotton (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 75 in x 67 in; 191 cm x 170 cm
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Domestic Furnishings
Quilts
Textiles
place made
United States
1850-1875
Object Name
quilt
ID Number
TE.T17332.000
catalog number
T17332.000
accession number
321804