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Goose Tracks quilt, or Bear's Paw quilt
  • Christina Hays Malcom
    born: Northampton County, North Carolina, United States ; died: Grant County, Indiana, United States
  • Goose Tracks quilt, or Bear's Paw quilt, circa 1870–1884
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton, calico, piecing, patchwork, appliqué, quilting
  • Object Length/Width: 201.93 x 185.42 cm
    Object Length/Width: 79 1/2 x 73 in
  • Gift of Miss Iva James
  • Not on display
  • 1972.0127
Label Text

Geometric design contained in sixteen squares on a red ground. Green trim around the edges. Red seaweed pattern calico grid surrounds the bright pieced blocks.