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Red, green, yellow, and white appliqué quilt. The pattern may be a variation of Wild Rose or Rose of Sharon. Top features four large appliqué medallions, each with eight leafy branches radiating from a central yellow star. Borders have green zigzagging vines with buds. Most of the green fabric has faded to tan or brown, indicating the presence of synthetic dye. Simple quilting includes outline stitching, hearts, and anchors. There are pencil marks for additional unfinished quilting designs.

Date: between 1875 and 1900

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Item Number: 221790
KSHS Identifier: 1960.72.0

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