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Pineapple and Oak Leaf quilt
  • United States
  • Pineapple and Oak Leaf quilt, circa 1840–1880
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton, quilting, calico, appliqué
  • Object Length/Width: 76 1/2 x 81 in
    Object Length/Width: 194.31 x 205.74 cm
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.0949

Nine blocks; red and green design, resembling cactus. Border of wavy green line with flowers and leaves. Red trim around the edges. Fine quilting. The quilting design of this red cotton and green calico quilt uses variations of the feather motif.