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  • Ku’u Hae Aloha Quilt [Object]

    Central panel (39 x 30 in) with the coronet and shield of the Hawaiian royal coat of arms appliquéd onto white background. Appliqué design is herringbone-stitched with yellow thread. Central...

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  • Libertyville Friendship Quilt [Object]

    This Friendship Quilt comprises 72 blocks (each 8 inches square). Each block is decorated with an appliqué motif of predominantly plain red, blue, and green fabrics applied to a white...

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  • Album Quilt Top [Object]

    Quilt top only – not layered and quilted. Twenty-five appliquéd blocks, using ‘broderie perse’ (cut-out chintz), contrast with bold red and green silhouettes stitched onto plain cotton fabric. National symbols...

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  • Susan of Nantucket Scimshaw [Object]

    Scrimshaw – the art of incising decorative motifs onto ivory – began on whaling ships in the Pacific Ocean between 1745 and 1759. It quickly became a popular pastime for...

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