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Ships Quilt

A work made of cotton, plain weaves; pieced; appliquéd with cotton, plain and satin weaves; embroidered with cotton in back, single back, buttonhole, cross, eyelet, running, satin, single satin and stem stitches; french knots; quilted with cotton thread.

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  • A work made of cotton, plain weaves; pieced; appliquéd with cotton, plain and satin weaves; embroidered with cotton in back, single back, buttonhole, cross, eyelet, running, satin, single satin and stem stitches; french knots; quilted with cotton thread.

Date:

about 1937

Artist:

Made by Marie Alsop
American, active c. 1933
United States, West Virginia

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Artist

Marie Alsop (Maker)

Title

Ships Quilt

Origin

West Virginia

Date

Made 1937

Medium

Cotton, plain weaves; pieced; appliquéd with cotton, plain and satin weaves; embroidered with cotton in back, single back, buttonhole, cross, eyelet, running, satin, single satin and stem stitches; French knots; quilted with cotton thread

Inscriptions

Inscription: MAYFLOWER OHIO QUEEN ALLSTAR 85 NANTUCKET CLERMONT

Dimensions

236.3 × 214 cm (93 1/8 × 84 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Shelly Zegart

Reference Number

2001.468

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