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Date: c1870.
Maker: unknown.
Owner: Claire Vlasin.
East Lansing, MI.
Purchased in Alexandria, VA.
Size: 78" x 80".
Description: Appliqued quilt in striking colors: red and black, 9 blocks, each block has 8 plumes and is 21" wide. Cotton fabric, batting.
Hand quilted.
Excellent shape.
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