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Whitework Quilt

Place Made:
Roanoke Virginia United States of America
Date Made:
1820-1840
Medium:
cotton
Dimensions:
HOA: 98; WOA: 90
Accession Number:
2759
Description:
DESCRIPTION: White tufted bedcover stitched on a white quilted ground. The design integrates large vine and foliage motifs within a sawtooth border; a center diamond enclosing a tulip with four tulips balancing the corners. The overall shape was made to accomodate bed posts at the foot.
Credit Line:
Gift of Frank L. Horton