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  • Pink Whole-Cloth Quilt [Object]

    Pink glazed-wool quilt, backed with unglazed khaki-coloured wool. Evenly stitched hand-quilting. Parallel diagonal lines fill the negative space between flowing lines of running feather, bunches of grapes and roses. This Whole-Cloth...

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  • Quaker Square-in-a-Square Quilt [Object]

    Forty-two Square-in-a-Square blocks, joined together with striped fabric. The quilt is made from silk in subtle shades of fawn, brown, blue and gold. The squares are quilted with cross-hatching and...

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  • Miss Porter’s Quilt [Object]

    Pieced blocks (4 ½" wide) with small eight-pointed stars alternate with plain white or patterned brown squares. Some of the plain squares and stars are decorated with embroidery. An...

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  • Mariner’s Compass Quilt [Object]

    Five full and eight partial Mariner’s Compass blocks in blue, green, red and yellow fabrics, set between red and white sawtooth border. Appliqué oak leaf design at the point where...

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  • Amish Floating Bars Quilt [Object]

    Three forest green and four maroon bars (each 7½ in wide) alternate within a lavender border (4½ in wide). Black glazed cotton outer border (3½ in wide). Backed with grey...

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  • Mosaic Friendship Quilt [Object]

    Quilt top pieced from hexagons in Grandmother’s Flower Garden pattern. Each of the ninety ‘flowers’ has a signature, sometimes accompanied by a handwritten inscription or stamped design in its cream...

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  • Hooked bed rug (fragment) [Object]

    This beautiful and bright needlework panel is one of two pieces in the collection that have been cut from the same larger textile. They have been identified as being part...

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  • Lion and Beavers Hooked Rug [Object]

    The presence of beavers in the pattern of this rug denotes Canadian influence as does the variety of fabrics used. The animals and flowers, however, are hooked in a raised...

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  • L.A. Wright Coverlet [Object]

    One of the earliest dated coverlets in the Museum’s collection was woven by Harry Tyler. Born of British parentage in Connecticut, Tyler later lived in Jefferson County, New York. In the...

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  • Wool Appliqué Quilt [Object]

    Heavy quilt pieced with narrow strips of blue wool, which slightly overlap and thus create a ribbed effect. Flowers, birds and other motifs have been appliquéd in wool, with embroidery...

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