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  • Crazy Patchwork Portière [Object]

    One of a pair of curtains made from Crazy patchwork in silk, velvet, ribbon, and brocaded silk. Silk embroidery stitches cover the seams and add embellishment. Some of the animals...

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  • Crazy Patchwork Pennants [Object]

    This fun quilt top has been pieced from wool felt university pennants. Feather stitching decorates the edges of each flag. Given the rather stiff nature of these pennants, it is...

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  • Amish Churn Dash Quilt [Object]

    Twenty Churn Dash blocks (9-inch square) have been arranged on point and alternated with blue squares to create four columns of patchwork blocks running the length of the quilt. The...

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  • Crazy Fan Quilt [Object]

    Pieced from silk and velvet scraps, twenty-five Crazy patchwork and Fan blocks (11 in square) make up this sofa throw. As well as having heavy embroidery along the seams, several...

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  • Cigar Silk Ribbon Quilt Top [Object]

    Cigar silk ribbons have been foundation-pieced to a backing fabric, in the same manner as Log Cabin quilts. The seams have been decorated with feather embroidery stitches – an embellishment...

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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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  • 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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  • Star of Bethlehem Quilt [Object]

    Eight-pointed star in centre of quilt, made from rows of diamonds pieced in alternating bands of colours and appliquéd onto a white background. Smaller eight-pointed stars are in the four...

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  • Sawtooth Quilt [Object]

    Quilt top made of white homespun with a sawtooth pattern of printed English cotton. The large pattern is repeated in miniature in the centre. The border is hand-quilted with a...

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  • Eagle [Object]

    German-born Wilhelm Schimmel (1817–1890) was an itinerant carver who travelled throughout Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. He is particularly known for his Habsburg-style eagles with outstretched wings. It is thought that Schimmel...

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