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Patchwork Quilt Top, Chintz Bar and Broken Dishes, mid-19th century

This is a Patchwork quilt top. It is dated mid-19th century and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is cotton and its technique is pieced and sewn patchwork of roller-printed plain weave fabrics. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mrs. J. Insley Blair. It is credited Gift of Mrs. J. Insely Blair.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 270 x 267 cm (8 ft. 10 5/16 in. x 8 ft. 9 1/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Patchwork Quilt Top, Chintz Bar and Broken Dishes, mid-19th century; USA; cotton; H x W: 270 x 267 cm (8 ft. 10 5/16 in. x 8 ft. 9 1/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. J. Insely Blair; 1938-27-1

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