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Four-Block Basket of Flowers quilt, or Rose of Sharon quilt
  • United States
  • Four-Block Basket of Flowers quilt, or Rose of Sharon quilt, circa 1860–1900
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton, quilting, appliqué, patchwork
  • Object Length/Width: 79 13/16 x 76 in
    Object Length/Width: 202.72 x 193.04 cm
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial from the Collection of Thayer Museum
  • Not on display
  • 0000.0042
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Flower basket design in red, yellow and tan. Vine border around the edges. Red trim. Red and green with accents of a yellow print is used for the flower areas and vines. The hanging diamond quilting design displays fine needlework. "Made by a greeat-aunt of Mrs. A.J. Anderson of Lawrence, Kansas. A very old family pattern."