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Ocean Wave quilt top
  • United States
  • Ocean Wave quilt top, circa 1880–1910
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton, gingham, piecing
  • Object Length/Width: 91 x 81 in
    Object Length/Width: 231.14 x 205.74 cm
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.0137

Geometric design in center made from multicolored/patterned squares surrounded by triangles. The complex pattern of this quilt top resembles Pinwheel of Birds-in-the Air and other four-patch variations.