Overall: 9 x 9 x 1/8 in. ( 22.9 x 22.9 x 0.3 cm )
handwritten in ink: on obverse: "Miss Clara Bidwell"
handwritten in pencil: on reverse: "Clara Bidwell / 1878"
Pieced white cotton plain-weave quilt square centering a "Dutch tulip" or "Caesar's crown" variation motif in over-dyed green and yellow calico and golden-yellow and brown calico printed fabrics, circa 1865; hand-pieced and sewn in a hand running-stitch; inscribed in ink by hand on obverse "Miss Clara Bidwell" and "Clara Bidwell 1873" in pencil on the reverse.
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