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Four-Patch quilt
  • Christina Hays Malcom
    1820–1878
    born: Northampton County, North Carolina, United States ; died: Grant County, Indiana, United States
    Harriett Theetge James
    1865–1929
    born: Aurora, Indiana, United States ; died: Chanute, Kansas, United States ; active: United States
  • Four-Patch quilt, circa 1880–1910
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton, gingham, piecing, patchwork, appliqué, quilting
  • Object Length/Width: 61 1/4 inch sleeve side
    Object Length/Width: 155.57 cm sleeve side
  • Gift of Miss Iva James
  • Not on display
  • 1972.0135
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Diamond designs in vertical rows. Red gingham field. White bands around the interior edge.