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Child's Nursery Rhyme quilt

view Child's Nursery Rhyme quilt digital asset number 1
Medium:
Silk, cloth, and thread.
National Origin:
American
Type:
Quilt
Date:
1878
Description:
Patchwork quilt of handkerchiefs or screen-printed quilt squares from popular children's nursery rhymes. Rhymes and stories alluded to include mother goose, little red riding hood and, notably, the "ten little niggers."
For more information, see, http://cdi.anacostia.si.edu/2013/03/06/finding-embedded-meaning-expressions-of-race-class-and-history-in-quilts/
Accession Number:
2002.0004.0001
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