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  • Pink Whole-Cloth Quilt [Object]

    Pink glazed-wool quilt, backed with unglazed khaki-coloured wool. Evenly stitched hand-quilting. Parallel diagonal lines fill the negative space between flowing lines of running feather, bunches of grapes and roses. This Whole-Cloth...

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  • Amish Shoo-Fly Quilt [Object]

    Set on point, twenty Shoo Fly blocks (10 in squares) alternate with plain black squares. Patterned blocks (four across, five down) pieced from plain black cotton and brown wool; the...

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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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  • Glazed Wool Quilt [Object]

    Central panel of seventy-one squares of pink, green, tan and dark indigo, set on point, within a dark indigo border (20 in wide). The border has been pieced with the...

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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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  • Spanish-American blanket [Object]

    This traditional Spanish American blanket has been woven in two separate narrow strips. The weaver had great skill to ensure both halves were identical and that the pattern would match...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Red Cross Quilt [Object]

    Quilt top pieced from large squares and rectangles of fabric sewn together in geometric design. The fabric was probably cut from discarded blue, grey and brown suits. Hand-quilted with straight...

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