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Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
wool, denim, cotton batting, and thread
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 75 1/2 × 67 1/2 × 1/4 in. (191.8 × 171.5 × 0.6 cm)
Type:
quilts
Date:
20th century
Description:
Quilt made from rectangular blocks of wool clothing samples in multiple colors of mostly muted tones. There is a concentration of lighter toned fabrics nearer the center of the quilt. The quilt is backed with heavy weight dark blue denim that is turned to the front edges to form the binding. Cotton batting is placed between the top and back, joined together with hand quilting in cream and dark grey thread in an inconsistent mixture of grid and diagonal line patterns. A muslin sleeve for hanging is sewn along one back edge.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Dr. Gladys-Marie Fry
Object number:
2013.215.13
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Textiles-Quilts
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd57a6a7a31-112e-4bd8-b030-b077505b8b18
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.215.13