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Sunburst quilt, or Sunflower quilt
  • Julia A. Chalmers
    born circa 1825
    active: United States
  • Sunburst quilt, or Sunflower quilt, circa 1840–1880
  • Where object was made: Galway, New York, United States
  • cotton, calico, piecing, quilting
  • Object Length/Width: 95 x 93 in
    Object Length/Width: 241.3 x 236.22 cm
  • Gift of Miss Jane Bunyan
  • Not on display
  • 1928.0915
Label Text

Sunburst design in orange calico and white. Fine quilting. The design is a variation of the popular 19th century sunburst pattern.