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Orange Peel quilt, or Rob Peter to Pay Paul quilt
  • United States
  • Orange Peel quilt, or Rob Peter to Pay Paul quilt, circa 1800–1825
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton, chintz, muslin, piecing, quilting
  • Object Length/Width: 104 x 112 in
    Object Length/Width: plus flounce 77 x 58 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.0912
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Floral patterned glazed chintz and black and white calico. Deep flounce on three sides. Possibly in Orange Peel design. A maroon and cream-colored chintz and a brown printed calico make up the pattern, with a chintz flounce along the quilt edge.