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  • Baltimore Album Quilt [Object]

    Baltimore Album quilts were made for, or by, someone living in Baltimore during the years from 1846 to 1852. Those made in the surrounding counties in Maryland are not true...

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  • Double Wedding Ring Quilt [Object]

    Interlocking circles of patterned cotton – ten pieces in each segment, with pink and blue squares at intersections. White cotton background. Backed with white cotton and bound with blue cotton....

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Friendship Quilt – Star Variation [Object]

    A selection of red and white printed calicos is used to make over a hundred eight-pointed star blocks. Many of the white background squares and circular star centres are signed...

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  • Gees Bend One-Patch Quilt – Diamonds Variation [Object]

    Set on point, alternating squares of green and fuchsia velveteen are framed by a fuchsia border. A contrasting brown colour has been used for corner triangles and in eight central...

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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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  • Amish Floating Bars Quilt [Object]

    Three forest green and four maroon bars (each 7½ in wide) alternate within a lavender border (4½ in wide). Black glazed cotton outer border (3½ in wide). Backed with grey...

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