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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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  • Cigar Store Indian [Object]

    Wearing a headdress with lustrous ostrich feathers and a girdle with a scabbard, this fantasy figure of a Native American was carved by a master craftsman. Note the precise way...

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  • Redwork Quilt Top [Object]

    Quilt top only. Over a hundred blocks of natural cotton, embroidered in red with scenes of everyday life and objects. Each block (6½ in wide) is joined with red sashing....

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  • Log Cabin Quilt – Light and Dark Variation [Object]

    Eighty Log Cabin blocks – ten down by eight across - arranged in Light and Dark pattern. Each strip is cut from silk ties and measures half an inch...

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  • Amish Bars Quilt [Object]

    Five brown bars alternate with four maroon bars inside a tan border (the same tan wool used for the binding), surrounded by an outer maroon border with brown squares in...

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  • Union Quilt [Object]

    Four plump eagles with olive branches in their beaks are appliquéd to the corners of a bright orange background, surrounding a central star. The grey-brown fabric was originally green. The...

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  • Martha Washington doll [Object]

    This small doll, dressed and styled to look like Martha Washington, was probably made during the Colonial Revival. This movement – that began in 1876 – saw Americans trying to...

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  • Fan Quilt [Object]

    Fan quilts were popular during the late nineteenth century; they provided the perfect way to showcase beautiful silk fabrics and embroidery skills. The fans in these 84 blocks have been...

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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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  • Silver parcel gilt and chaplevé enamelled coffee cups [Object]

    These coffee cups are part of a large dinner service that was made for Mr. John William Mackay and his wife, Marie Louise Hungerford. The half ton of silver used...

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