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Collection Textiles-Quilts
Catalog Number 1973.02.03
Object Name Quilt
Year Range from 1860
Year Range to 1870
Creator Maker Unknown
Place of Origin Probably Southeastern Pennsylvania
Material Cotton
Dimensions W-69 L-70 inches
Description Oak Leaf appliquéd quilt in a 3 x 3 block formation set on point. Blocks are 16.50" squares. of either a solid white cotton block with vertical double rows and feather wreath quilting or an Oak Leaf block of a printed green cotton and a printed red cotton, appliquéd to a solid beige cotton with horizontal double rodded quilt stitching The rest of the quilt is handstitched with white thread and a SPI of 9-10. The back is comprised of plain white cotton. There is a 1/4" wide foldover binding from back to front, reinforced with white machine stitching.
Provenance There is no information about the maker or origin of this piece.

This quilt was documented in the Goschenhoppen Quilt Survey.
Cataloged by C.Harvey
Search Terms Oak Leaf
Applique
Quilt
stitching