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Stuffed whitework quilt with fringed edges. White cotton quilt is made up of 16 blocks, each hand-quilted with a large circular medallion containing a flower-filled urn. The designs are stuffed with cotton batting in the trapunto style. This quilt was brought to Wyandotte County, Kansas, in 1857 by Jeremiah King. It probably was made in either Missouri or Kentucky by members of the King family.
Date: between 1800 and 1850
Item Number: 209874
KSHS Identifier: 1993.21.1
Collections - Museum
Community Life - Arts and Entertainment - Art - Decorative arts - Quilting
Date - 1800-1854
Home and Family - Daily life - Housework - Quilting
Home and Family - Daily life - Leisure - Hobbies - Quilting
Objects and Artifacts - Furnishings - Bedding - Quilt
Places - Counties - Wyandotte
Thematic Time Period - Immigration and Settlement, 1854 - 1890
Type of Material - Objects and Artifacts