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Log Cabin quilt, or Sunshine and Shadow Variation quilt, or Light and Dark Variation quilt
  • United States
  • Log Cabin quilt, or Sunshine and Shadow Variation quilt, or Light and Dark Variation quilt, circa 1875–1900
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton, calico, quilting, piecing, wool batting
  • Object Length/Width: 79 x 79 in
    Object Length/Width: 200.66 x 200.66 cm
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.0901
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Rows of diamonds in dark brown tones and in light brown tones. There is a small red square on each side of the diamonds. Bound in red. Multicolored strips laid in dark and light shades around a central square. Starting from a red square center, the blocks are pieced together in strips of calicoes which are set to form light and dark squares.