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stuffed whitework quilt, or counterpane quilt, or Flower Basket quilt
  • B. H. B.
    active: United States
  • stuffed whitework quilt, or counterpane quilt, or Flower Basket quilt, circa 1800–1840
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton or linen, stuffing, quilting, piping (trimming)
  • Object Length/Width: 254 x 200.7 cm
    Object Length/Width: 100 x 79 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.0940
Description
Literature

Quilt with stuffed floral design made from homespun linen. The initials "BHB" are quilted on the left-hand side near the top.