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1930 "Double Wedding Ring" Quilt

Catalog Data:

Maker:
unknown
Physical Description:
fabric, cotton (overall material)
thread, cotton (overall material)
filling, cotton (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 88 in x 73 in; 224 cm x 185 cm
Object Name:
quilt
Place made:
United States: North Carolina
Date made:
1930
Subject:
Quilts
Textiles
Domestic Furnishings
Quilting
Credit Line:
GIft of Mrs. John H. Murray
ID Number:
1986.1029.01
Catalog number:
1986.1029.01
Accession number:
1986.1029
Description:
The “Double Wedding Ring” pattern became popular in the late 1920s. This example was made for the donor by the wife of a rural storekeeper near Raleigh, North Carolina. She used pieces cut from yard goods sold in the store, fabrics typical of the 1930s.
Location:
Currently not on view
See more items in:
Home and Community Life: Textiles
Quilts
Data Source:
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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