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Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
cotton cloth, synthetic fiber cloth, cotton and synthetic fiber blend cloth, and polyester batting
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 92 3/4 × 80 × 1/4 in. (235.6 × 203.2 × 0.6 cm)
Type:
quilts
Date:
late 20th-early 21st century
Description:
Nine patch quilt with a primarily red and black color scheme, including red and black printed stripe sashing between the thirty-six (36) blocks. The blocks are made from fabrics in several colors and fibers, including printed and woven cottons, synthetics, and fiber blends. The blocks are surrounded by a border made from the same fabric as the sashing, then a second wide border made from solid red fabric. The outer border is turned to the back and sewn down to form the binding. A layer of polyester batting is placed between the top and the back, with the back made from plain muslin. It is hand quilted in white thread in several patterns: outline of the nine-patch blocks, fans in the horizontal sashing, twined vine in the vertical sashing and inner border, scalloped lines with fans in the outer border.
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:
2013.215.2
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/fd57aade37c-0692-4408-a970-bb173572e6d5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.215.2