Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Rose of Sharon quilt
  • Rena Coon Thomas
    active: United States
  • Rose of Sharon quilt, circa 1870–1890
  • Where object was made: Illinois, United States
  • cotton, appliqué, quilting
  • Object Length/Width: 86 3/8 x 69 in
    Object Length/Width: 219.39 x 175.26 cm
  • Gift of Miss Minnie S. Moodie
  • Not on display
  • 0000.0037
Label Text

Two rows of appliquéd red/pink roses pointing towards the middle of the quilt. Border of green around three sides. Green trim around the edge. This summer quilt is a variation of the Rose of Sharon design with three pairs of roses placed vertically on either side.