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North Carolina Lily quilt
  • United States
  • North Carolina Lily quilt, circa 1850–1900
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton, patchwork, appliqué, piecing, quilting
  • Object Length/Width: 89 1/2 x 77 in
    Object Length/Width: 227.33 x 195.58 cm
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.0935

Patchwork quilt with a tulip design in red, yellow and green. Green trim around the edges . A bright summer quilt pieced in red, green, and yellow calicos with appliquéd stems and leaves, this work is a conventional example of the lily pattern. The white blocks contain quilted floral motifs.