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610: Pieced and Appliqued Cotton Album Friendship Quilt

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Estimate $400 - $600
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Pieced and Appliqued Cotton Album Friendship Quilt, "Made AD 1855," probably Rockland County, New York area, composed of forty-two squares of pieced and appliqued solid-color cotton segments on a white ground, with silk embroidered details, depicting flowers, fruit, birds, butterflies, a cow, a soldier, the Oddfellows "All-seeing Eye" and three-link chain symbolizing love, friendship, and faith, enclosed in a bowknot and swag border, two squares dated 1855, each square signed by its maker, several motifs stuffed, edged in light red binding, backed with white cotton, (fading, minor toning and stains), 96 x 84 in.
American Furniture & Decorative Arts


Boston, MA, USA