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Leaf quilt top
  • Mary M. Stayman
    active: United States
  • Leaf quilt top, 1923
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton, appliqué, piecing, pencil
  • Object Length/Width: 91 3/4 x 85 in
    Object Length/Width: 233.04 x 215.9 cm
  • Gift of Mary M. Stayman
  • Not on display
  • 1949.0026.03
Label Text

122 types of leaves in the center. Inscrip: Behind each leaf, in pencil, is the name of the species. Band of green, then white, then a darker green band around the border. There is a white square with leaves in each corner.