Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Princess Feather quilt
  • United States
  • Princess Feather quilt, circa 1850–1900
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton, appliqué, piecing, quilting
  • Object Length/Width: 84 1/8 x 78 7/8 in
    Object Length/Width: 213.68 x 200.34 cm
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.0944

In the center are four, red and green, feathered flower-like designs. Red sawtooth border around the central design. Red trim around the edges. This work displays a closely stitched diagonal quilting pattern. Homespun backing.