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American Album Quilt Throw

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Price: $175.00 $87.50
Member Price: $157.50 $78.75

Item# 80-019761 







Description

Our charming adaptation 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. Includes rod pocket for hanging. Imported. 60'' square.

  • Cotton
  • Includes rod pocket for hanging
  • Imported
  • 60'' 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 adaptation 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. Includes rod pocket for hanging. Imported. 60'' square.





  • Cotton
  • Includes rod pocket for hanging
  • Imported
  • 60'' 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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