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Log cabin quilt

Object Number: 
1953.306
Date: 
1875-1900
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 63 1/2 x 63 1/2 x 1/4 in. ( 161.3 x 161.3 x 0.6 cm )
Description: 
Log cabin quilt with silk patchwork squares composed of horizontal and vertical strips; lights and darks arranged to form concentric diamonds ("Barn Raising" variation); with pale yellow silk ruffle on four sides.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this quilt, which was used as a table cover, was made by an ancestor of the donor.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. John V. Irwin
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group