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Silk quilt with printed patches

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QUILT INDEX RECORD

8-5-387

Where are the records for this quilt housed?

University of Louisville Archives and Records Center

Who documented this quilt?

Kentucky Quilt Project

Owner's name for quilt:

Silk quilt with printed patches

Quilt's condition:

Poor/very worn

Damage:

Disintegration of fabric

Time period:

1800-1849

Fiber type(s) used to make the quilt top:

Silk

Features or notes about the quilt's appearance, materials, or construction:

Embroidered grapevine border. Some patches show Henry Clay's portrait and his symbol, the eagle.

Where the quilt was made, state:

Kentucky (KY)

Where the quilt was made, country:

USA

Ownership of this quilt is:

Private

Access and copyright information:

Restricted

Copyright holder:

Kentucky Quilt Project

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Cite this Quilt

Silk quilt with printed patches. 1800-1849. From University of Louisville Archives and Records Center, Kentucky Quilt Project. Published in The Quilt Index, https://quiltindex.org/view/?type=fullrec&kid=8-5-387. Accessed: 11/27/22