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Quilt with Drunkard's Path variation blocks hand pieced and hand quilted

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Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
cotton cloth, cotton batting, and cotton thread
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 89 1/4 × 61 3/4 × 1/8 in. (226.7 × 156.8 × 0.3 cm)
Type:
quilts
Date:
late 19th century
Description:
Drunkard's Path variation hand pieced quilt in red, white, and heavily faded green or blue. There are twenty-four (24) blocks made in an unequal nine-patch variation of the Drunkard's Path pattern that has a four-patch in the center patch of each block. The blocks alternate red and green to create a lattice effect. Red inner borders with green outer borders surround the blocks. The quilt is backed with plain white cotton that is turned to the front around the edges to form the binding. The top, cotton batting, and back, are attached with hand quilting in a scalloped design using white thread.
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:
2013.215.4
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/fd55763cbf7-a8d7-4adc-8fb4-6d6b825251c8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.215.4