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Cotton quilt pieced in variation of Double Irish Chain pattern. Pieced blocks feature mostly brown or tan prints, and are edged with triangles in a light-blue print. Pieced blocks alternate with whole pink squares. Two opposing corners have a small piece of brown printed fabric at the border. Hand-stitched and -quilted in a grid design overall. Brown print binding. White cotton batting and backing. Initials "E.D.C." are handwritten in ink on back corner, and indicate the owner, Elmer Dwight Copeland. This quilt was made by Emma Cartwright Copeland (b. 1865 Indiana, d. 1944 Kansas) for Elmer who was her son and only child.
Creator: Copeland, Emma Cartwright (Mrs. Russell E.)
Date: between 1900 and 1904
Item Number: 224168
KSHS Identifier: 1991.32.2
Collections - Museum
Community Life - Arts and Entertainment - Art - Decorative arts - Quilting
Date - 1900s
Home and Family - Daily life - Housework - Quilting
Home and Family - Daily life - Leisure - Hobbies - Quilting
Objects and Artifacts - Furnishings - Bedding - Quilt
Places - Cities and towns - Dover
Places - Counties - Shawnee
Type of Material - Objects and Artifacts