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Postage Stamp Irish Chain quilt, or Double Irish Chain quilt
  • Harriett Theetge James
    1865–1929
    born: Aurora, Indiana, United States ; died: Chanute, Kansas, United States ; active: United States
  • Postage Stamp Irish Chain quilt, or Double Irish Chain quilt, circa 1850–1890
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton, piecing, quilting
  • Object Length/Width: 86 1/4 x 85 3/4 in
    Object Length/Width: 219.07 x 217.8 cm
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.0929
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Trellis-like design made from small multicolored/patterned squares. White background and band around the border. Made up of 3/4 inch pieces this nine-patch variation uses brown fabrics and a zig-zag quilting design.