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Log Cabin quilt, or Barn Raising quilt
  • Mina Morse Shaler
    active: United States
  • Log Cabin quilt, or Barn Raising quilt, circa 1879
  • Where object was made: Louisville, Kentucky, United States
  • wool, piecing
  • Object Length/Width: 68 x 68 1/2 in
    Object Length/Width: 172.72 x 173.99 cm
  • Gift of Martha Shaler in memory of her mother Mina M. Shaler
  • Not on display
  • 1986.0024

Log cabin pattern quilt with half of each block done in varying shades of black which form concentric diamonds overall; the other half is done in vari-colored/patterned fabrics. There is a red square in the center of each block.