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Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
wool, cotton flannel, and yarn
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 87 × 69 1/2 × 1/8 in. (221 × 176.5 × 0.3 cm)
Type:
quilts
Place collected:
Eutaw, Greene County, Alabama, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1910
Description:
Pieced quilt made from wool clothing fabrics in muted tones of mostly gray and blue. The colors are arranged to create a stepped diagonal design, with an overall zigzag effect. The quilt is backed with red cotton flannel that is turned to the front around the edges to create the binding. The corners are slightly rounded. The top and back are tied with red and cream yarn.
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:
2013.215.16
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/fd5d9db6ae7-64df-4ec1-b271-25380c5697db
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.215.16