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1876 Ellen Harding Baker's "Solar System" Quilt

User:
Baker, Ellen Harding  Search this
Quilter:
Baker, Ellen Harding  Search this
Physical Description:
fabric, wool, cotton/wool (overall material)
thread cotton, silk, wool (overall material)
filling, cotton (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 89 in x 106 in; 225 cm x 269 cm
Object Name:
quilt
Object Type:
quilts
Place made:
United States: Iowa
Date made:
1876
Subject:
Education  Search this
Quilting  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Patricia Hill McCloy and Kathryn Hill Meardon
ID Number:
1983.0618.01
Catalog number:
1983.0618.01
Accession number:
1983.0618
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_556183
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1885 - 1886 Harriet Powers's Bible Quilt

Quilter:
Powers, Harriet  Search this
Physical Description:
fabric, cotton (overall material)
thread, cotton (overall material)
filling, cotton (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 75 in x 89 in; 191 cm x 227 cm
Object Name:
quilt
Object Type:
Bible quilts
quilts
Date made:
1885-1886
Subject:
Quilting  Search this
African American  Search this
Bible  Search this
Holy Family  Search this
Adam and Eve  Search this
Satan  Search this
Jesus Christ  Search this
Crucifixion  Search this
Last Supper  Search this
Related Publication:
Nation of Nations, A
National Museum of American History. Treasures of American History online exhibition
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/treasures
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. H M. Heckman
ID Number:
TE.T14713
Catalog number:
T14713
Accession number:
283472
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-c929-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_556462

1930 "Double Wedding Ring" Quilt

Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
fabric, cotton (overall material)
thread, cotton (overall material)
filling, cotton (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 88 in x 73 in; 224 cm x 185 cm
Object Name:
quilt
Place made:
United States: North Carolina
Date made:
1930
Subject:
Quilting  Search this
Credit Line:
GIft of Mrs. John H. Murray
ID Number:
1986.1029.01
Catalog number:
1986.1029.01
Accession number:
1986.1029
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-c75d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_556208
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1926 James Cunningham's Appliqued Bedcover

Quilter:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
fabric, cotton (overall material)
thread, cotton (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 42 in x 35 in; 107 cm x 89 cm
Object Name:
quilt
cover, child's bedcover
Object Type:
quilts
Place made:
China
Date made:
1926
Subject:
Quilting  Search this
Children  Search this
China  Search this
Credit Line:
Nancy Cunningham MacDonald
ID Number:
1986.0676.01
Catalog number:
1986.0676.01
Accession number:
1986.0676
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-c760-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_556205
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1843 Hannah Nicholson's Album Quilt

Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
fabric, cotton (overall material)
thread, cotton (overall material)
filling, cotton (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 99 in x 98 in; 251 cm x 249 cm
Object Name:
quilt
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Date made:
1843
Subject:
Quakers  Search this
Quilting  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas B. Grave
ID Number:
1986.0657.01
Catalog number:
1986.0657.01
Accession number:
1986.0657
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-8589-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_556204
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1900 - 1925 Amish "Crazy-patch Block" Quilt

Quilter:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
fabric, wool, cotton/wool, cotton (overall material)
thread, cotton, silk (overall material)
filling, cotton (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 79 in x 78 in; 202 cm x 197 cm
Object Name:
quilt
Object Type:
quilts
Date made:
First quarter 20th century
Date made:
1900-1925
Subject:
Quilting  Search this
Amish  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Robert B. Stephens
ID Number:
1985.0029.06
Catalog number:
1985.0029.06
Accession number:
1985.0029
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-cc82-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_556195
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1889 - 1893 Jewett Washington Curtis's Pieced Bedcover

Maker:
Curtis, Jewett Washington  Search this
Physical Description:
fabric, wool (overall material)
thread, cotton (overall material)
fabric (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 99 in x 99 in; 251 cm x 250 cm
Object Name:
quilt
Associated Place:
United States: Alaska
Date made:
1889-1893
Subject:
Quilting  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. Clark E. Curtis
ID Number:
1984.0406.01
Catalog number:
1984.0406.01
Accession number:
1984.0406
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-bf79-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_556188
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1839 Frances M. Jolly's Quilt Top

Quilter:
Jolly, Frances M.  Search this
Physical Description:
fabric, wool, cotton (overall material)
thread, silk, cotton (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 105 in x 102 in; 267 cm x 259 cm
Object Name:
quilt
Object Type:
quilts
Place made:
United States: North Carolina
Date made:
1839
Subject:
Quilting  Search this
African American  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Joy Powell Davis
ID Number:
1983.0241.01
Catalog number:
1983.0241.01
Accession number:
1983.0241
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-b97d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_556182
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1840 Eliza Hussey's Masonic Symbols Quilt`

Quilter:
Hussey, Eliza Rosenkrantz  Search this
Physical Description:
fabric, wool, silk, cotton, velvet (overall material)
thread, cotton, silk (overall material)
filling, cotton (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 75 in x 73 in; 191 cm x 186 cm
Object Name:
quilt
Object Type:
quilts
Place made:
United States: Indiana
Date made:
1840
Subject:
Freemasonry  Search this
Benevolent Associations  Search this
Quilting  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Lucia K. Englehart
ID Number:
1981.0680.01
Catalog number:
1981.0680.01
Accession number:
1981.0680
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-8453-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_556176
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1840 - 1860 Catherine Byer's Pieced and Appliqued Quilt

Maker:
Byers, Catherine  Search this
Physical Description:
fabric, cotton (overall material)
thread, cotton (overall material)
filling, cotton (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 95 in x 93 in; 240 cm x 236 cm
Object Name:
quilt
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Chambersburg
Date made:
1840-1860
Subject:
Quilting  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. Grace Fox
ID Number:
1980.0253.01
Catalog number:
1980.0253.01
Accession number:
1980.0253
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-ce53-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_556172
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1850 - 1875 Long Plantation "Feathered Star" Pieced Quilt

Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
fabric, cotton (overall material)
thread, cotton (overall material)
filling, cotton (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 83 in x 68 in; 211 cm x 173 cm
Object Name:
quilt
Place made:
United States: Texas, Gilmer
Date made:
1850-1875
Subject:
Quilting  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Bonnie L. Carroll
ID Number:
1979.0933.01
Catalog number:
1979.0933.01
Accession number:
1979.0933
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-c03a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_556169
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1840 - 1860 Mrs. Tarlton's "Mosaic" Quilt Top

Maker:
Tarlton, Mrs.  Search this
Physical Description:
fabric, cotton (overall material)
thread, cotton (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 79 in x 71 in; 201 cm x 180 cm
Object Name:
quilt top
quilt
Place made:
United States: Vermont, Burlington
Date made:
1840-1860
Subject:
Quilting  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Pendleton E. Lehde
ID Number:
TE.T16838.000
Catalog number:
T16838.000
Accession number:
306524
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-a383-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_645650
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1830 - 1850 Appliqued Quilt

Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
fabric, cotton (overall material)
thread, cotton, linen (overall material)
filling, cotton (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 113 in x 111 in; 287 cm x 282 cm
Object Name:
quilt
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1830-1850
Subject:
Quilting  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Raymond B. Stevens
ID Number:
TE.T14924
Catalog number:
T14924
Accession number:
285838
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-bcbe-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_556472
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1867 Susan Rogers's Family Album Quilt

Quilter:
Rogers, Susan  Search this
Physical Description:
fabric, cotton (overall material)
thread, cotton, silk (overall material)
filling, cotton (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 83 in x 85 in; 212 cm x 216 cm
Object Name:
quilt
Object Type:
quilts
Date made:
1867
Subject:
Quilting  Search this
Holidays and Celebrations, general  Search this
Patriotism and Patriotic Symbols  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Eva McNeill
ID Number:
TE.T15474
Catalog number:
T15474
Accession number:
293922
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-c848-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_556497
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1837 - 1838 Adaline Lusby's Appliqued Quilt

Maker:
Lusby, Adaline Wineberger  Search this
Physical Description:
fabric, cotton (overall material)
thread, cotton (overall material)
filling, cotton (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 109 in x 113 in; 277 cm x 287 cm
Object Name:
quilt
Place made:
United States: District of Columbia
Date made:
1837-1838
Subject:
Quinceanera  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Adelaide Dorothy Wall Rado
ID Number:
TE.T10347
Catalog number:
T10347
Accession number:
186151
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-6182-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_556356
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1850 - 1875 Elenor Dolen's Quilt Top

Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
fabric, cotton (overall material)
thread, cotton, silk (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 76 in x 76 in; 193 cm x 193 cm
Object Name:
quilt
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Boston, Roxbury
Date made:
1850-1875
Subject:
Quilting  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Arthur M. Greenwood
ID Number:
TE.E388875
Accession number:
182022
Catalog number:
E388875
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-be12-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_556281
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1825 - 1850 Mary Hise Norton's Silk Quilt

Quilter:
Norton, Mary Hise  Search this
Physical Description:
fabric, silk, cotton (overall material)
thread, cotton, silk (overall material)
filling, cotton (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 85 in x 82 in; 216 cm x 209 cm
Object Name:
quilt
Object Type:
quilts
Date made:
1825-1850
Date made:
Second quarter, 19th century
Subject:
Quilting  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Bonita Abernathy
ID Number:
1982.0392.01
Catalog number:
1982.0392.01
Accession number:
1982.0392
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-ba1d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_556181

1790 - 1810 Chardavoyne Family White-work Quilt

Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
fabric, cotton (overall material)
thread, linen (overall material)
filling, cotton (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 98 in x 96 in; 249 cm x 244 cm
Object Name:
Quilt
Place made:
United States: New York
Date made:
1790 - 1810
Date made:
delete
Subject:
Quilting  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Martha Chardavoyne Cramer
ID Number:
1981.0818.01
Catalog number:
1981.0818.01
Accession number:
1981.0818
278173
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-c67c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_556178

1850 - 1854 Mary C. Pickering's Applique Quilt

Quilter:
Pickering, Mary Carpenter  Search this
Physical Description:
fabric, cotton (overall material)
thread, cotton, silk (overall material)
filling, cotton (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 89 in x 89 in; 226 cm x 227 cm
Object Name:
quilt
Object Type:
quilts
Date made:
1850-1854
Subject:
Expositions and Fairs  Search this
Flowers  Search this
Quilting  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. Robert S. Bell in honor of the Frank Bell Family
ID Number:
1981.0334.01
Catalog number:
1981.0334.01
Accession number:
1981.0334
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-8124-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_556174

1860 - 1875 Machine Quilted Quilt

Quilter:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
fabric, cotton (overall material)
thread, cotton (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 76 in x 63 in; 193 cm x 159 cm
Object Name:
quilt
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1860-1875
Subject:
Quilting  Search this
sewing machine  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Schwartz
ID Number:
TE.T18240
Catalog number:
T18240
Accession number:
1977.0101
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-d02e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_556592
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