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Doll's quilt

Object Number: 
1941.1104
Date: 
1845-1875
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 3/4 x 9 3/4 x 1/4 in. ( 24.8 x 24.8 x 0.6 cm )
Marks: 
handwritten in ink: on cloth label affixed to reverse (now detached): "151 / J. B. MORRIS, JR."
Description: 
Pieced cotton doll's quilt of cross and checkerboard design; red ground and cream and brown floral print in cross design covering center block with four smaller cross and checkerboard blocks within each corner of large cross using same red, cream and brown floral print as center squares of smaller crosses using two different brown and cream very small prints for cross ends; teal, brown and cream geometric cotton twill print wide border ; same red ground with cream and brown floral print on outside binding; brown, red cream striped cotton print backing; completely handstitched.
Credit Line: 
Gift of John Babcock Morris, Jr.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group