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Rocky Mountain Road quilt
  • Mrs. William H. Dorey
    active: United States
  • Rocky Mountain Road quilt, circa 1880–1910
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton, quilting, patchwork, piecing
  • Object Length/Width: 90 x 69 in
    Object Length/Width: 228.6 x 175.26 cm
  • Gift of Mrs. A. J. Anderson
  • Not on display
  • 0000.0041

Tan and white triangles around the border. Red, white and three shades of tan used for the main design in the center. Tan grid lines with red squares at intersecting points. The main motif is a simplified vine and leaf pattern. The original colors were probably green and yellow, both now faded to shades of brown and turkey red.