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Crib Quilt

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Title:  

Crib Quilt
Date:
c.1820

Collection:

Content Description: 

American pieced cotton crib quilt having unbleached muslin ground with six rows and seven columns of "Ohio Star" designs made from five similar, but not matching, fabrics of red with white, black, and green details in repeating circular shapes. The quilt is bordered with an additional, similar fabric with five stripes of pattern, alternating light and dark. The Ohio Star blocks are quilted in horizontal lines approx. 1" apart, and the unpieced muslin blocks are quilted in either an eight-petaled flower design or a pattern of concave lines surrounding a lozenge shape. The border is quilted in four oblique lines approx. 1" apart, in a zig-zag pattern.

Physical Description: 

Quilt

Location:
2715 Q St. NW,District Of Columbia,Washington,20007
Identifier:
1961.004.0004

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