Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Flower Basket quilt
  • L. A. B.
  • Flower Basket quilt, circa 1870–1890
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton, appliqué, piecing, quilting, embroidered initials
  • Object Length/Width: 84 1/2 x 82 in
    Object Length/Width: 214.63 x 208.28 cm
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.0923

Pink calico baskets set together with pink trellis-like lines. Corners cut out for bedposts of a four-poster bed. Signature on the verso: "L.A.B." cross-stitch embroidery.