Garden of Eden

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Pattern Names: Biblical Stories
Period: 1850-1875
Date: 1874
Location Made: USA
Project Name: Permanent Collection
Contributor: DAR Museum
ID Number: 97.12
Layout Format: Medallion or framed center
Quilt Size: 88 inches x 81 inches
Fabrics: Cotton, Solid/plain, Print
Colors: Beige or Tan, Green, Orange
Construction: Hand Piecing, Hand Applique, Dimensional applique, Stuffed work.
Quilting Techniques: Hand quilting
Purpose or Function: Unknown
Other Notes: Donor's statement: This quilt is presented to the DAR in honor of Josephine Miller Adkins, the maker of the quilt and my great aunt, who gave it to her sister, Mary Louise Miller Anderson, my great grandmother, and in memory of the following subsequent owners. The quilt was passed on to her niece, Cora Anderson Bitzer, my mother, who passed it on to me. I hope that current and many future generations of Marylanders, and others, may enjoy its beauty and be warmed by its spirit.
Inscription: 1874; John Adkins
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