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  • Hawaiian quilt [Object]

    It is surprising that such thick bed covers would be made in Hawaii, where the climate is so mild that few sleepers would want such a weight on them at...

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  • Queen Kapi’olani’s Fan Quilt [Object]

    Single-piece appliqué feather and fan design in red on white background with floral appliqué border. Close contour hand-quilting (1½ in apart) and thick wadding give the surface of the quilt...

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  • Pewter Communion Set [Object]

    This pewter communion set was commissioned by the First Congregational Church of Sturbridge, Massachusetts. It consists of two flagons, two basins, two plates and twelve beakers. The Sturbridge minister frequently...

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  • Satin cape [Object]

    Cream silk satin cape made for Beatrice Benjamin Cartwright for her presentation at the Court of St. James in 1924. Strict rules governed the colour and shape of these court...

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  • Indian Birdstone [Object]

    This beautiful, abstract, object is one of the oldest items in the Museum’s collection. It was made around 3,000 years ago, using the ‘peck and grind’ system. The stone was...

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  • Indian Birdstone [Object]

    This beautiful, abstract, object is one of the oldest items in the Museum’s collection. It was made around 3,000 years ago, using the ‘peck and grind’ system. The stone was...

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  • Chalice Quilt [Object]

    Thirty white blocks with applique motif representing a chalice alternate with solid red blocks. The backing is made of three pieces of red and white striped cotton machined together,...

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  • Nuestra Señora del Rosario (Our Lady of the Rosary) [Object]

    This large bulto was probably made for use by the Penitente Brotherhood. The hollow skirt of this figure is made of gessoed cloth laid over a wooden frame. This made...

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