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Kentucky Rose quilt
  • Christina Hays Malcom
    born: Northampton County, North Carolina, United States ; died: Grant County, Indiana, United States
  • Kentucky Rose quilt, circa 1840–1884
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton, appliqué, patchwork
  • Object Length/Width: 187.96 x 205.74 cm
    Object Length/Width: 74 x 81 in
  • Gift of Miss Iva James
  • Not on display
  • 1972.0124

Red and orange cotton roses with green calico leaves. Nine floral designs in the center; outline of square with leaves and four flowers around the outline and a single flower in the middle. Vine-like border with orange flowers.