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Sagebud or Goose Tracks Variation quilt, or North Carolina Lily quilt
  • United States
  • Sagebud or Goose Tracks Variation quilt, or North Carolina Lily quilt, circa 1840–1875
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton, appliqué, piecing, quilting
  • Object Length/Width: 81 3/8 x 70 3/4 in
    Object Length/Width: 206.69 x 179.7 cm
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.0936
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Green trellis-like design in center with red and yellow/orange flowers. Green vine border with red and yellow/orange flowers. The border is only on two sides. Each pieced block is separated by strips and nine-patch design and bordered on two sides by an unusual appliqué tulip and rose border. Verso in ink: "Mrs. W.S. Thayer"