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Iris quilt
  • Mary M. Stayman
    active: United States
  • Iris quilt, 1925–1940
  • Where object was made: Leavenworth, Kansas, United States
  • cotton, appliqué, quilting, piecing
  • Object Length/Width: 75 5/8 x 93 3/4 in
    Object Length/Width: 192.09 x 238.12 cm
  • Gift of Mary Stayman of Leavenworth, KS
  • Not on display
  • 1952.0015
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Floral design in center with lavender and gold flowers and green leaves and stems. Around the central design is a band of purple, then green, then another purple. Gold trim around the edges.
Stylized irises of purple, yellow, and green cotton are stitched on an intricately quilted background.