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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
Item Number: 221790
KSHS Identifier: 1960.72.0
Collections - Museum
Community Life - Arts and Entertainment - Art - Decorative arts - Quilting
Date - 1870s
Date - 1880s
Date - 1890s
Home and Family - Daily life - Housework - Quilting
Home and Family - Daily life - Leisure - Hobbies - Quilting
Objects and Artifacts - Furnishings - Bedding - Quilt
Type of Material - Objects and Artifacts