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Hexagon mosaic quilt featuring many different printed cotton fabrics on a white ground. Pattern is an unusual variation of Mosaic, Honeycomb, or Grandmother's Flower Garden. Vibrant red cotton binding. Hand-pieced and quilted. Made by either Mary Jane Ordway Rice or Martha Sherwood Southwick, who both lived in New York and died in the 1880s. The quilt was passed down in the family of M.F. and Ella Southwick, who settled in Clifton, Kansas, in 1882 and later moved to Topeka.

Creator: Southwick, Martha Sherwood
Date: between 1840 and 1860

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Item Number: 220861
Call Number: 1955.69.1
KSHS Identifier: 1955.69.1

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