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Quilt, indigo resist

18th century
Origin: America, New York
OL: 94"; OW: 78 1/2"
Blue and white cotton
Museum Purchase
Acc. No. 1955-176
Blue & white quilt; resist-dyed indigo and white cotton with repeat pattern of large oval sunflower (?), smaller flowerhead and bud on scrolling stem. Two 39 1/2" widths stitched together. Lined with resist-dyed blue and white linen with small repeat and quilted in diagonal lines. (Negative design in white on blue ground)
Provenance:From Columbia County, New York