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Double Irish Chain and Scotch Thistle quilt
  • Anna Gleissner Good
    born: Missouri, United States ; died: Emporia, Kansas, United States
  • Double Irish Chain and Scotch Thistle quilt, 1925
  • Where object was made: Abilene, Kansas, United States
  • cotton, calico, appliqué, quilting, piecing, patchwork
  • Object Length/Width: 81 1/2 x 69 1/4 in
    Object Length/Width: 207.01 x 175.89 cm
  • Gift of Mary Kretsinger
  • Not on display
  • 1971.0105
Label Text

Irish chain pattern (grid made from pink and brown (originally lavender) seaweed pattern calico diamonds); appliquéd thistle and oak leaf motif in between the chains. Border bands of pink and brown.