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Quilt, Oak Leaf and Orange Peel, ca. 1840

This is a Quilt. It is dated ca. 1840 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is cotton and its technique is pieced and sewn patchwork of plain and roller-printed fabrics, quilted. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

This object was bequest of Erskine Hewitt. It is credited Bequest of Erskine Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 268 x 265.5 cm (8 ft. 9 1/2 in. x 8 ft. 8 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Quilt, Oak Leaf and Orange Peel, ca. 1840; USA; cotton; H x W: 268 x 265.5 cm (8 ft. 9 1/2 in. x 8 ft. 8 1/2 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1938-57-1213

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