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Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
wool, cotton, synthetic fiber, batting, and yarn
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 75 1/2 × 69 1/2 × 3/4 in. (191.8 × 176.5 × 1.9 cm)
Type:
quilts
Date:
20th century
Description:
Reversible tied scrap quilt made from clothing fabrics in various colors, fibers, and weave structures. One side has strips in different sizes of rectangles and squares sewn into rows. The edges of this side are turned over and hand sewn to the other side to form the binding. On the other side there are several large pieces of red fabric, including two long rectangular strips at the center with a ten-piece block of small rectangles between them at the dead center. A mixture of square and half-triangle blocks are pieced together in rows, with some large rectangular black blocks interspersed, to form the remainder of this side. A thick layer of batting placed between the two sides, with the layers attached by ties in blue, white, and red 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:
2014.156.4
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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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/fd5d6bf815d-db2f-47c2-8ae3-4f017f53f628
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.156.4