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Delaine Strip quilt, or Stripes and Diamonds quilt
  • United States
  • Delaine Strip quilt, or Stripes and Diamonds quilt, circa 1840–1870
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton, wool, patchwork, chintz, piecing, quilting
  • Object Length/Width: 96 x 79 in
    Object Length/Width: 243.84 x 200.66 cm
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.0947

Squares put together with stripes of brown material in leaf design. Green, red and brown prevailing. A bleeding chintz is used for the stripes, while the diamonds and their backgrounds are pieced from early calicoes and ginghams.