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Collection HCHS Quilt Collection
Catalog Number Quilt 15
Object Name Quilt
Description Pattern: Shoo Fly, Contained

Fabrics: Cotton, prints and stripes in blue, tan, and brown

Set: 6 blocks by 7 blocks set on point alternately with light patterned fabric also used as outside border

Border: Wide outer border, narrow inner border flying geese with 4-patch cornerstones

Binding: Cotton straight grain

Technique: Hand-piece

Batting: Presumed cotton

Quilting: Hand-quilted
Date 1890
Provenance Made by an unknown quilter from Quakertown, NJ.
Subjects Quilts
Quilting
Textiles
Search Terms Quakertown, NJ