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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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  • Mosaic Diamonds Quilt [Object]

    Quilt top pieced from hexagons arranged in a repeated diamond pattern. The multicoloured diamonds are separated by a unifying border of green hexagons. Hand-quilted with straight lines that dissect each...

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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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  • Bridal Chest Quilt [Object]

    Pieced nine-patch blocks alternate with half-square triangles to create the effect of extended diagonal stripes. The Nine-Patch blocks (3" square) are pieced from over one hundred printed cottons (glazed...

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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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  • Sailboats Crib Quilt [Object]

    Crib size quilt – thirty Sailboat blocks of red patterned cotton and white cotton. The blocks are surrounded by a white cotton border (4 in wide), which has been finely...

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  • Rose of Sharon Quilt [Object]

    Twelve appliquéd green and red Rose of Sharon blocks on white background. Wide appliquéd border of green leaves and flowers in vases. The flowers have been stuffed to enhance the...

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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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  • Weathervane Indian [Object]

    Indian with bow and arrow weathervane. Depictions of Native American archers, with extended bows, were popular designs for weathervanes in the later nineteenth century. The point of the cocked...

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  • Ashoken Junction [Object]

    The founders of The American Museum in Britain regarded this painting as the ‘grandparent’ of the Museum’s entire collection, as it was the first piece of Americana that they ever...

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