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Quilt, Double Irish Chain, 1850–1870

This is a Quilt. It was made by Caroline Hammond Reed. It is dated 1850–1870 and we acquired it in 1973. 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 donated by Mrs. Arthur Stanbury. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Arthur Stanbury.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 220 x 197 cm (7 ft. 2 5/8 in. x 6 ft. 5 9/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Quilt, Double Irish Chain, 1850–1870; Made by Caroline Hammond Reed (American, 1819–1887); USA; cotton; H x W: 220 x 197 cm (7 ft. 2 5/8 in. x 6 ft. 5 9/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. Arthur Stanbury; 1973-45-1

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