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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 1800–1865
  • Where object was made: United States
  • wool, patchwork, piecing, quilting
  • Object Length/Width: 95 x 111 in
    Object Length/Width: 241.3 x 281.94 cm
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.0931
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Patchwork quilt in black and tan with a circular design. Cut out at two corners to allow for bedposts. This old and popular pattern was made in orange and brown wool for a four-poster bed.