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Princess Feather quilt
  • Mary Somerville
    born circa 1801
    active: United States
  • Princess Feather quilt, 1818
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton, chintz, appliqué, embroidering, quilting
  • Object Length/Width: 93 3/4 x 91 in
    Object Length/Width: 238.12 x 231.14 cm
  • Gift of Dorothy Jewell Sanders
  • Not on display
  • 1975.0049
Label Text

Spinning feather design in center with circle outline. Square shaped, floral borders around the central circle. Feather border. Patterned trim around the edges.