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Catalog Number X1964.12.03
Object Name Quilt
Dimensions H-72 W-67 inches
Date 1894
Notes Designs hand-drawn by Maggie Hand while teaching school in a log cabin for two years, one design from the end of an apple box. Children used the quilt while they were sick at school. It is of white cotton w/ red cotton w/ red embroidered floral patterns and figures inspired by advertisements, etc. of the time. One panel: 1894, Dewey , Mont. Bound w/ cranberry printed cotton, hand-quilted. Backed w/ white cotton. "A Message From The Woods", stitched in one corner. Quilted pattern of diamonds.
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