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1000 Pyramids quilt
  • Mary Allen Marshall
    1825–1912
    born: Hannover Township, Pennsylvania, United States ; died: Buffalo Run, Pennsylvania, United States
  • 1000 Pyramids quilt, circa 1880–1910
  • Where object was made: Buffalo Run, Pennsylvania, United States
  • cotton, piecing, quilting
  • Object Height/Width: 202 x 213 cm
    Object Height/Width: 79 1/2 x 83 7/8 in
  • Gift of Ellen Burd in memory of her family
  • Not on display
  • 2011.0030
Description

Callico cotton triangles, pieced and quilted; edged in white binding with gray polka dots;
Backed with white muslin
Hand stitching with some variance