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Object Name Quilt
Title Brickwork, Streak of Lighting, Ladders or Rail Fence and Hourglass
Artist Comfort Philbrick Sanders
Year Range from 1790.0
Year Range to 1815.0
Place of Origin Ossipee, NH
Description This is a double - sided patchwork wool quilt with a Brickwork pattern arranged in a Streak of Lighting, Ladders, or Rail Fence design on one side, and a Hourglass design on the other side.The Brickwork pattern contains fabrics in red and brown, which may have once been the color black. The Hourglass or Diamond design contains fabrics in blue and brown. The coverlet is tied with wool ties on the Brickwork side of the quilt. The fabrics used in the quilt appear to be home or community produced.

Accession Number 1979.337