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Object Name Quilt
Title "Mariner's Compass Medallion"
Date c. 1850
Description This is a Mariner's Compass Medallion style silk quilt with concentric borders. The fabrics included are floral prints, ikats, checks, solids, and embroidered ribbons. The medallion in the center is surrounded by small pinwheels and square-in-a-square borders. The center design is outlined while the rest of quilt is diagonal cross-hatch stitching with stars in the center of alternating pink squares. Finally, the back is a brown glazed cotton.
Accession Number 2015.51