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Quiltmaker Harriet Deuel lived in Wallula, Wyandotte County, Kansas. Inspired, perhaps, by the crazy quilt style, Deuel's quilt map of Kansas features county borders outlined with embroidery resembling barbed wire and other stitches that chart the state's main rivers and railroads.
Item Number: 210283
Call Number: Museum 69.55.1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 210283
Collections - Museum
Community Life - Arts and Entertainment - Art - Decorative arts - Quilting
Date - 1880s - 1887
Home and Family - Daily life - Housework - Quilting
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Original Art - Textile - Quilts
Places - Cities and towns - Wallula
Places - Counties - Wyandotte
Thematic Time Period - Immigration and Settlement, 1854 - 1890
Type of Material - Objects and Artifacts - Textiles - Quilts