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Drunkard's Path quilt
  • Harriett Theetge James
    born: Aurora, Indiana, United States ; died: Chanute, Kansas, United States ; active: United States
  • Drunkard's Path quilt, circa 1920–1929
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton, piecing, patchwork, appliqué, quilting
  • Object Length/Width: 98 x 82 1/2 in
    Object Length/Width: 248.92 x 209.55 cm
  • Gift of Miss Iva James
  • Not on display
  • 1972.0138

Positive/negative design of blue and white. Band of blue around the central design, with a band of white around the blue band. Pieces and white border machine sewn, though quilted by hand. The last quilt Mrs. James made. Note cross-stitching at the center is not finished.