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Drunkard's Path quilt
  • Christina Hays Malcom
    1820–1878
    born: Northampton County, North Carolina, United States ; died: Grant County, Indiana, United States
  • Drunkard's Path quilt, circa 1870–1884
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton, gingham, piecing, patchwork, appliqué, quilting
  • Object Length/Width: 82 1/2 x 72 in
    Object Length/Width: 209.55 x 182.88 cm
  • Gift of Miss Iva James
  • Not on display
  • 1972.0134
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Positive/negative design in pink and brown gingham and calicoes. The wide sawtooth border (border of triangles) in two different patterned fabrics (calicoes) is most unusual.