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Old Tippecanoe quilt
  • Christina Hays Malcom
    1820–1878
    born: Northampton County, North Carolina, United States ; died: Grant County, Indiana, United States
  • Old Tippecanoe quilt, circa 1860–1884
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton, piecing, patchwork, appliqué, quilting
  • Object Length/Width: 213.4 x 154.9 cm
    Object Length/Width: 84 x 61 in
  • Gift of Miss Iva James
  • Not on display
  • 1972.0133
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Geometric design of triangles and squares. The original violet color has faded to brown. Patterned trim around the edges. Band of white on two sides.