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Indian Pine Quilt
Artist unidentified ; embroidered initials "BB"

Location: Maine, United States

Date: 1880–1890

Materials: Cotton with cotton embroidery

Dimensions: 86 × 82"

Credit: Gift of Cyril Irwin Nelson in memory of his grandparents Guerdon Stearns and Elinor Irwin (Chase) Holden, and in honor of his parents, Cyril Arthur and Elise Macy Nelson

Accession Number: 1982.22.1

Photo credit: Photographer unidentified

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Indian Pine Quilt
Date: 1880–1890
Artist:
Dimensions: 86 × 82"
Materials: Cotton with cotton embroidery
Credit Line: Gift of Cyril Irwin Nelson in memory of his grandparents Guerdon Stearns and Elinor Irwin (Chase) Holden, and in honor of his parents, Cyril Arthur and Elise Macy Nelson
Place/Region: United States
Description: Center design: stylized compass with 6 curving points. Colors: solid red & blue with pattern of white anchors. Design circumscribed by small bands of blue, band of large red triangles, two bands of smaller blue triangles. All against a white background. Border trim: pale orange triangles, white band then wider red band with design incorporating blue squares and white triangles. In central field, two five-pointed stars in three-ringed concentric circles and one scalloped sun motif in each corner, within innermost circle of compass points, six double-ringed concentric circles of swirling five-pointed stars in appliqued hexagons outline quilting; inner border, outline quilting in triangles, in corner blocks five-pointed star within a double ringed circle; outer border, outline quilting, five-pointed stars in blue diamonds. Applied binding.
Accession Number: 1982.22.1
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