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American Album Quilt Geometric Pillow Cover

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Price: $30.00
Member Price: $27.00

Item# 80-020536 







Description

Our charming pillow cover features details from a nineteenth-century album quilt (ca. 1860) in the Museums collection. Made by members of the First Reformed Churches of Fishkill and Hopewell, New York, the original quilt has a white cotton ground with cheery designs appliqud in red and accented in blue-green and green.

Quilted with cotton fill. Pillow insert not included. Imported. 20'' square.

  • Pillow insert not included
  • Imported
  • 20'' square

Art History

During the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, American women of all social strata made quilts and coverlets. Album quilts were extremely popular in the mid- nineteenth century and were made in every part of the United States. They often commemorated an event such as a birth, marriage, retirement, or leave-taking.

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Description

Our charming pillow cover features details from a nineteenth-century album quilt (ca. 1860) in the Museums collection. Made by members of the First Reformed Churches of Fishkill and Hopewell, New York, the original quilt has a white cotton ground with cheery designs appliqud in red and accented in blue-green and green.

Quilted with cotton fill. Pillow insert not included. Imported. 20'' square.





  • Pillow insert not included
  • Imported
  • 20'' square




Art History

During the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, American women of all social strata made quilts and coverlets. Album quilts were extremely popular in the mid- nineteenth century and were made in every part of the United States. They often commemorated an event such as a birth, marriage, retirement, or leave-taking.


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